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Side effect(s) of Nifedipine

Read the side effects of Nifedipine as described in the medical literature. In case of any doubt consult your doctor or pharmacist.

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.

Other Precautions : * Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Nifedipine

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