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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
No: Always ask your family physician or whoever is prescribing you a new medication. Always make sure s/he knows about everything you're taking including ... Read More

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Claude Brachfeld
39 years experience Cardiology
Yes: They are both dihydropyridine calcium blockers and have similar effects on the circulation, specifically relaxing the smooth muscle cells that compris ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Ostrom
Specializes in Cardiology
Different drugs: They are different drugs, both in the class of calcium channel blockers
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jerome Zacks
51 years experience Cardiology
Needs caution.: The two drugs have different mechanisms of action. Not all people respond equally to each. And there are often racial differences in response to BP m ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
40 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Caution: DHA or any fish oil may increase risk of bleeding in people taking blood thinners as aspirin, although you are on a low dose aspirin, so be cautious. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Yes: This is a brand name for Nifedipine which is a calcium channel blocker.
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Evans Prieston
44 years experience Pharmacology
Nifedical: Nifedical and Nifedipine are the same basic medication so one should work as well as the other. However, do not confuse the the long acting (xl) vers ... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Drugs.Com: Drug interaction checker did not show any significant interactions between nifedipine & melatonin.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
53 years experience Cardiology
Same.as norvasc (amlodipine): Adalat (nifedipine) is a calcium channel blocker like Procardia and in the same class as norvasc. It is used to treat hypertension.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Matthew Ostrom
Specializes in Cardiology
Check your BP: I assume taking for hypertension, if you think you missed a dose, could check your blood pressure, if it is high, SBP > 140 or 150, probably coul ... Read More

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