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A 35-year-old member asked:

How long is it supposed to it take for procardia (nifedipine) to work on a pregnant woman?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 23 years experience
Same as in non: Pregnant...3-4 half lives to reach maximal effect.

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A 32-year-old member asked:

How long does it take for procardia (nifedipine) to work for a pregnant woman?

1 doctor answer6 doctors weighed in
Dr. Michael Zevitz
Cardiology 38 years experience
About an hour or so: Procardia (nifedipine) is a vasodilator that works in about 60-90 minutes to lower blood pressure.
Last updated Jun 1, 2013


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