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Nifcard (10mg) is a calcium channel blocker, prescribed for angina (chest pain), high blood pressure and abnormal heart rhythms.  It works by relaxing blood vessels.

Drug information on Nifcard (10mg) (Nifedipine) from Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.

Nifcard (10mg)

  Sustained Release Tablet
Intra Labs India Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Nifedipine
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Medical Condition(s) for which Nifcard (10mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Nifcard (10mg)

   Most Common : Dizziness, lightheadedness, or faintness, headache, weakness, flushing, nausea, heartburn, muscle cramps, sore throat and swelling of feet or lower legs.

   Heart : Swelling in the extremities and palpitations.

Nausea, diarrhea, constipation, cramps and flatulence.

   Respiratory : Nasal and chest congestion and shortness of breath.

   Musculoskeletal : Inflammation, joint stiffness and muscle cramps.

   Central Nervous System : Shakiness, nervousness, jitteriness, sleep disturbances, blurred vision and difficulty in balance.

   Miscellaneous : Skin inflammation, itching, hives, fever, increased sweating, chills and sexual disorders.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: PO- The starting dose is one 10 mg 3 times/day. The usual effective dose range is 10-20 mg three times daily.

How to use Nifcard (10mg)?

It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Nifcard (10mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with very low blood pressure or shock due to heart problems and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Nifcard (10mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of chest pain, blood vessel problems, recent heart attack, irregular heartbeat; low blood pressure, liver or kidney disease, swelling in the extremities, fluid in lungs, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Nifcard (10mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Nifcard (10mg)

Store it at controlled room temperature (15° to 25°C).

Schedule : H  Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.

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