Nicardia XL 30 Tablet


Overview

Uses of Nicardia Tablet ER

Nicardia XL 30 Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Nicardia Tablet ER side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Ankle swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Nicardia Tablet ER

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nicardia XL 30 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nicardia Tablet ER works

Nicardia XL 30 Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Nicardia Tablet ER related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nicardia XL 30 Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Nicardia XL 30 Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Nicardia XL 30 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Nicardia XL 30 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nicardia XL 30 Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Nicardia XL 30 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nicardia XL 30 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nicardia Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Nicardia XL 30 Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Nicardia XL 30 Tablet
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Nicardia CD Retard 30 Tablet SR
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Nicardia XL 30 Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Nicardia XL 30 Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nicardia with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Samwell
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stacort
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clarimac
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cilniright, Torcillin, D Blok
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nicardia

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I am 21 weeks pregnant.doctor prescribed me to take nicardia retarded 10 mg twice daily since 14 week.i have normal blood pressure 80 /120.MacDonald cervix stitch was happened 14 weeks.is nicardia safe in pregnancy
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Yes it can be taken if required. Generally given to relax the uterus in case you are at high risk of having preterm labour
High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
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FAQs

Q. Is Nicardia safe?
Nicardia is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side-effects, consult your doctor
Q. Is Nicardia a nitrate/beta-blocker/ACE inhibitor/tocolytic?
No. Nicardia is not a nitrate, beta-blocker, or an ACE inhibitor. It is a calcium channel blocker.
Q. Does Nicardia cause dry mouth?
Nicardia can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if experience dry mouth after taking Nicardia.
Q. Is Nicardia a diuretic?
Nicardia is not a diuretic. Nicardia belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.
Q. Is Nicardia a calcium channel blocker?
Nicardia belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.
Q. Is Nicardia a blood thinner?
Nicardia is not a blood thinner. Nicardia belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.
Q. Can I take ibuprofen with Nicardia ?
Nicardia can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nicardia with pseudoephedrine?
Nicardia can be taken with pseudoephedrine. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Nicardia with naproxen?
Nicardia can be taken with naproxen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Talk to your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Nicardia cause hair loss?
Nicardia does not cause hair loss. Please consult your doctor if you experience hair loss after taking Nicardia as it requires proper diagnosis and treatment.
Q. Does Nicardia make you tired?
Nicardia may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are affected in this way. This may be more likely when you first start treatment, if you change tablets, or if you have drunk alcohol.
Q. Does Nicardia cause tachycardia?
Nicardia can cause tachycardia (increase the heart rate) as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience palpitations (noticeably rapid, strong, or irregular heartbeat) after taking Nicardia.
Q. Does Nicardia expire?
Yes, Nicardia does expire. All the medicines come with an expiry date mentioned on the pack. You must check the expiry date before using any medicine.
Q. Is Nicardia an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Nicardia is not an Angiotensin Converting Enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. Nicardia belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.
Q. Is Nicardia a beta blocker?
Nicardia is not a beta blocker. Nicardia belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists and is used to treat high blood pressure, angina (chest pain) or a condition called Raynaud’s phenomenon which causes discolouration (often whitening) of the fingers and toes.<br>
Q. Is Nicardia the same as amlodipine?
Nicardia and amlodipine are two different drugs which belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers or calcium antagonists.
Q. Can I take paracetamol with Nicardia ?
Nicardia can be taken with paracetamol. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take aspirin with Nicardia?
Nicardia can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take sildenafil with Nicardia ?
Nicardia may increase the level or effect of sildenafil by affecting its metabolism. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Sep 2018.
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