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Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR


Overview

Introduction

Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR is a medicine used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure). This combination medicine controls blood pressure when a single medication is not effective. By lowering the blood pressure, it helps in preventing future heart attack and stroke.

Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR should be taken empty stomach regularly at a fixed time each day. This medicine should not be stopped abruptly as it may result in sudden increase of blood pressure. Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR should be used along with a proper diet, salt restriction and regular exercise for best results. Some patients may develop swelling of ankle as a side effect of this medicine. It may also produce dizziness initially, but this improves with time.

Uses of Nifetolol Tablet SR

Nifetolol Tablet SR side effects

Common
  • Ankle swelling
  • Headache
  • Tiredness
  • Palpitations
  • Cold extremities
  • Sleepiness
  • Nausea
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Slow heart rate
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Constipation

How to use Nifetolol Tablet SR

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. Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it either 1 hour before or 2 hours after food.

How Nifetolol Tablet SR works

Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR is a combination of two medicines: Atenolol and nifedipine which lower blood pressure effectively. Atenolol is a beta blocker that works specifically on the heart to slow down the heart rate while nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker which works by relaxing blood vessels. Together, they make the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Nifetolol Tablet SR related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR Atenolol and alcohol may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in some life-threatening situations if the benefits are more than the potential risks. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy, faint, extremely tired or have visual disturbances. This may affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
CAUTION
Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended and can help in better dose adjustment.
Liver
CAUTION
Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR
₹3.56/Tablet SR
Nilol Tablet SR
Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹6.6/Tablet SR
85% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Nifetolol 50 mg/20 mg Tablet SR for the treatment of high blood pressure.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces chance of future heart attack & strokes.
  • It may cause dizziness. Get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Do not stop taking the medication suddenly without talking to your doctor as it can cause sudden increase in your blood pressure.
  • Let your doctor know if you are pregnant or planning for pregnancy.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nifetolol

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High calostrol & blood pressure
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
it not very high u can control by exercise & diet40 minutes of exercise in morning ( 20 minutes of running and 20 minutes of aerobics)in night after 30 minutes of dinner walk for 20 minutesless oily food and no non vegetarian in night for dinnereat more fibrous fruits and vegetables in night , or in lunchmake a habit of eating 1 fruit in morning either apple or orange or guava and also take sprouts in morningavoid beer or alcohol if u take , quit smoking if u do so
High blood pressure and cholesterol
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
Guggul 2 tab twice,arjunarisht 20 ml twice. Also monotor BP
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No. 41, 3rd Cross, 5th Block, Rajajinagar, Bengaluru – 560 010, Karnataka , India
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