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I was on procardia (nifedipine) for 2 weeks to stop labor. Will the side effects continue?

I was on procardia (nifedipine) for 2 weeks to stop labor. Will the side effects continue?

No: Procardia (nifedipine) wears off after about 8 hours. There should not be any long term side effects after your stop the medication. ...Read more

Dr. Allen Fischer
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Nifedipine (Definition)

Nifedipine is a common calcium channel blocker that is used commonly as an antihypertensvie. It has many uses in cardiology and is even used in pregnancy as a tocolytic (to reduce preterm contractions). ...Read more


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What are the side effects of adalat (nifedipine) retard can it raise psa level?

Headache, swollen: Ankles, skin flushing lassitude, constipation. Less commonly fainting, dizziness, indigestion, rapid heart rate/palpitations, anxiety, urinary frequency, erectile dysfunction, insomnia, swollen joints and visual disturbances. Should not have any effect on psa. ...Read more

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I am on Nifedipine 90 mg for 20 yrs. New refill is bigger pill M 090 on it, side effects after a week. Heart racing, muscle pain, dizzy. Why is it?

I am on Nifedipine 90 mg for 20 yrs.  New refill is bigger pill M 090 on it, side effects after a week. Heart racing, muscle pain, dizzy.  Why is it?

Pharmacy: Take the bottle back to the pharmacy that filled your prescription and ask for a consultation with the pharmacist - raise your concerns. The consultation should be free. The pharmacist will examine your pills and confirm that they are/are not correct. Moreover, he/she will determine which generic company is making them and correlate if there have been other complaints. ...Read more

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High blood pressure medication nifedipine, what are the side effect if normal BP and pregnant?

High blood pressure medication nifedipine, what are the side effect if normal BP and pregnant?

Can be dangerous: When you are pregnant , do not use any medicines unless your doctor tells you to. Some medicines can harm your baby. Make sure that all your doctors know that you are pregnant ...Read more

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Has anyone ever taken adalat (nifedipine) cc? What are effects?

Has anyone ever taken adalat (nifedipine) cc? What are effects?

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. ...Read more

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Nifedipine - how long can one take it without complications or negative effects?

Nifedipine - how long can one take it without complications or negative effects?

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. ...Read more

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Pregnant just stopped taking procardia (nifedipine) -- any baby effects?

Pregnant just stopped taking procardia (nifedipine) -- any baby effects?

No: There are not withdrawal issues for the fetus from stopping procardia (nifedipine). If you were taking it for high blood pressure please confirm that your blood pressure is still normal off the medication. ...Read more

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Adalat (Definition)

Adalat is a calcium channel blocker which is a kind of rhythm ...Read more