Nifedine

Abbott

Composition for Nifedine Products

About Nifedine Products

Uses of Nifedine Products

Nifedipine is used in the treatment of Hypertension (high blood pressure) and Angina (heart-related chest pain).

Nifedine Products side effects

Common

Side Effects of Nifedine are Ankle swelling, Dizziness, Edema (swelling), Fatigue, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk), Headache, Palpitations.

How Nifedine Products work

Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker. In high blood pressure, it normalizes the blood pressure by relaxing the blood vessels to reduce the pressure on them, thereby improving the blood flow in the body. The enhanced blood flow in the body further relaxes the heart muscles by reducing the workload on the heart. It also improves the oxygen flow in the body, thereby, preventing any heart-related chest pain.

Patient Concerns about Nifedine Products

Frequently asked questions about Nifedine Products

Frequently asked questions about Nifedipine

Q. Is Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR a diuretic?
No, Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR is not a diuretic medication. However, some evidence indicates that Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR has a partial diuretic property which may result in increased sodium loss through urine. It is a medication which relaxes the blood vessels by directly acting on them. This helps to decrease the blood pressure of the individual. As a result, blood flows more easily and lowers blood pressure, which helps to reduce the strain or pressure on your heart.
Q. Is Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR bad for kidneys?
No, Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR is not bad for kidneys. In few research studies, taking Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR in recommended doses has in fact been shown to be beneficial for the kidneys. It is not advised to use this medicine without consulting the doctor. It should be used exactly as prescribed.
Q. Can Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR cause liver damage?
Yes,Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR can cause liver damage in some cases, but this is very rare. However, some people may develop a rise in liver enzymes after taking Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR. Let your doctor know if you notice any such changes in your recent lab tests. Do not start this medication without consulting your doctor and do inform him if you have any history of liver disease or liver damage. This is because, in case of liver damage, dose adjustment may be required.
Q. Does Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR affect blood sugar?
No, Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR does not cause any change in blood sugar levels. It has been observed that Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR has no effect on the release of insulin or change in blood sugar levels. However, before starting the medicine, inform the doctor if you are diabetic. This is done because the medicine for blood pressure is suggested accordingly when a patient is diabetic.
Q. Can Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR be used in pregnancy and nursing mothers?
It is advised that you should consult your doctor before taking this medicine if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding. It should be used only if prescribed by the doctor in case of pregnancy. Studies have shown significant risks to the developing baby and it is given only if the benefits are clearly more than the risks involved.
Q. Does Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR cause palpitations?
Yes. Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR can cause palpitations as a side effect. However, this is usually not bothersome and resolves as you continue with the treatment. If the symptom persists for long, consult the doctor who will suggest the ways to prevent it.
Q. Do I need to change my diet while taking Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR?
Yes, making small changes to your diet can help your medicine work better. You must take a low sodium and low-fat diet, and adhere to the lifestyle changes as advised by your doctor. You should also avoid eating grapefruit (chakotra) or drinking grapefruit juice while taking Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR.
Q. My blood pressure is now controlled. Can I stop taking Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR now?
No, do not stop taking it on your own as it may worsen your condition. You should take Nifedine 10mg Tablet SR in the dose and duration advised by your doctor. Consult your doctor for any query or dose modification.

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