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On procardia (nifedipine) for preterm labor since 30 weeks. Now 36w & 3 days- dr told me to stop taking it. When should I expect labor after stopping the procardia (nifedipine)?
Varries: Could be days or you may go to or past your due date, only time will tell. ...Read more
Preterm contractions: Premature contractions? Or premature labor? Premature labor is treated with Nifedipine (procardia). Real premature labor can't really be stopped by any agent for more than 24 - 48 hrs. Enough time to give steroids to the mother to accelerate fetal lung maturity. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm hypertensive and on atenolo & nifedipine.Can i stop medication when my BP drops for more than a week?
This should be: Discussed with your physician ...Stopping meds on your own can be a risky endeavor. ...Read more
I take 1/5 x 10 mg Nifedipine (once daily) for Raynaud's <> Sjogren's but it start to trigger my headache. Should I stop?
Coronary artery calcification with fast heart rate...cant do activity without stop catching breath..take adalat (nifedipine) without good results...help?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer