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Has anyone ever taken adalat (nifedipine)?

Has anyone ever taken adalat (nifedipine)?

Absolutely: Everyday. Adalat is nifedipine, which is also marketed as procardia. It's a calcium channel blocker that lowers blood pressure and prevents arterial spasm. It used to be available as a short acting form but i believe it only comes as once a day (extended release) Adalat CC now. ...Read more

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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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Whats adalat (nifedipine) cc?

Whats adalat (nifedipine) cc?

Nifedipine: This is a calcium channel blocker that has a variety of uses, including to treat / prevent headache and control high blood pressure by relaxing vessels. ...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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Can adalat (nifedipine) raise psa level?

Not likely: Consult this site for nifedipine/adalat pharmacology and side effects. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmedhealth/pmh0000816/. ...Read more

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

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

Dr. Louis Gallia
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Procardia (Definition)

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


Dr. Corey Clay
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Adalat (Definition)

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