A 16-year-old female asked:
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i take 5mg nifedipine tablets. im meant to take 1 or 2 a day depending on how bad it gets. how long does it take for the tablet to work?

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Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
55 years experience Internal Medicine
Few hours: Are u treating Raynaud's disease?
Answered on Jun 29, 2020
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Dr. Teresa Menendez Hood
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Nifedipine: It is a pretty safe drug. Would make sure you are on the long acting form as the short acting can cause a sudden drop in your bp.
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Dr. Bennett Werner
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Depends: It comes as a long acting form and a short acting form. If you take a short acting capsule on an empty stomach, it will work within 1-2 hours. If you ... Read More
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It is safe to take: while on diflucan (fluconazole).
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Dr. Rick Koch answered
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Same as in non: Pregnant...3-4 half lives to reach maximal effect.

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