A 35-year-old member asked:
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how long is it supposed to it take for procardia (nifedipine) to work on a pregnant woman?

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Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
22 years experience Cardiology
Same as in non: Pregnant...3-4 half lives to reach maximal effect.
Answered on Jun 1, 2013

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