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.

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Have you ever taken adalat (nifedipine) cc for high blood pressure during pregnancy?

See below. Its a class c risk in pregnancy ie take if benefits exceed risks. Nifedipine crosses the placenta. Use in pregnancy only when clearly needed and when the benefits outweigh the potential hazard to the fetus. Hypotension and fetus growth retardation [iugr are reported as risks.Iugr also reported with maternal hypertension.It is prescribed understanding the above. Read more...

I have 56 assorted pills (singergix, adalat (nifedipine) cc, cozaar, arcoxia, altruline, also a 2.5mg clonazepam what happens if I ingest all of it at once?

56 pills....! If you have 56 pills, you have way, way too many medicines. You should package them all up in a sack and take them down to your doctor, sit down with him/her go through them one by one, and decide what's essential, what's out of date, and what may be unnecessary. Read more...
See below . I have to be real concerned that you would even consider taking these pills "all at once" if you are looking to get high dont. The effects are too unpredictable. If your motivation is to hurt yourself, get to a doc or er (or call 911) as soon as possible. Read more...
Really BAD idea. You must know it would be a really bad idea to ingest all those pills at once. If you're in crisis, you can call 1-800-273-talk (8255). They answer 24/7. I agree with my colleague about going over with your doctor what pills are needed and what ones aren't. A psychiatric evaluation would be a good idea also, to see what has you upset enough to want to overdose, and how best to help you. Read more...

Please describe the medication: nifedipine?

CCB. This is a blood pressure medication in the class of calcium channel blockers which results in lower blood pressure by relaxing blood vessels through blocking calcium mediated constriction. This certain CCB does not typically affect the heart rate as Diltiazem or verapamil can. Read more...
Calcium channel bloc. 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). It has many forms. Read more...

What are the half-lives of Isosorbide MN and Nifedipine?

Approximately. 5 hours for Isosorbide Mononitrate used for prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary heart disease, HTN and MI. It is a vasodilatory agent that dilates the blood vessels. It lowers blood pressure and reduces the left ventricular preload and after load reducing the hearts oxygen requirement. Nifedipine 1/2 life 2 hours. Calcium channel blocker. Go to Medscape or Drugbank for more info. Read more...