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  • API Name - Nifedipine
  • Packaging - Tablets
  • Strength - 30 mg, 60 mg, 90 mg

What is Nifedipine, and what it is used for:

Nifedipine is a calcium antagonist used for the treatment of high blood pressure or angina (chest pain). 

Nifedipine dosage

Nifedipine dosage should be adjusted according to each patient’s needs. The recommended dosage of nifedipine tablets should be administered orally once daily on an empty stomach. Nifedipine is an extended release dosage form and tablets should be swallowed whole, without bitten or divided. In general, titration should proceed over a 7 to 14 day period starting with 30 mg once daily. Upward titration should be based on the therapeutic efficacy and safety. The usual maintenance dose is 30-60 mg once daily. Titration to doses above 90 mg daily is not recommended. In case discontinuation of Nifedipine is required, sound clinical practice suggests that the dosage should be reduced gradually with close physician supervision.

Abciximab Side Effects

The most commonly reported Nifedipine side effects include: headache, lightheadedness, feeling tired, cough, leg swelling, and shortness of breath.

Warnings and Precautions
  • Use of Nifedipine needs to be avoided in case you are allergic to this medicine or any of its other existing ingredients.
  • The nifedipine uses are not recommended in case your heart cannot pump blood properly, or if you also take rifampin.
  • Do not use Nifedipine if you have severe coronary artery disease, or in case you have had a heart attack within the past 2 weeks.
  • Inform your health specialist if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant. Avoid breastfeeding while using nifedipine.
  • Grapefruit may be responsible for interacting with nifedipine tablets and lead to unwanted side effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products and herbal supplements containing St. John’s wort.
  • Patient’s blood pressure will need to be checked often and they may need certain other medical tests.
How Supplied/Storage and handling:

The tablets of nifedipine should be protected from light and moisture and stored below 86°F (30°C). Dispense this medicine in tight, light-resistant containers.

Commonly asked questions:

Nifedipine is a first generation calcium channel blocker and an FDA-approved generic prescription drug that comes in the form of tablets in order to manage angina, and high blood pressure.

Extended Release Tablet is supplied in three dosage strengths, which are as follows:

  • Nifedipine 30 mg
  • Nifedipine 60 mg
  • Nifedipine 90 mg

Nifedipine comes as tablets for oral administration. 

Nifedipine specifically is a type of medicine called calcium channel blocker. 

Yes, this medicinal product is also available in immediate-release oral capsules, as following dosage strengths:

  • Nifedipine 10 mg

You can buy Nifedipine from any authorized whole-seller after getting a prescription from a qualified doctor. It is always better to check the credential of the whole-seller/supplier/exporter before buying the product.

The buyer should check the existing law in their home country before importing the product. 

Patients can simply fill the order form or can send mail at Patients can also send WhatsApp messages to +91 8130290915 or can dial Toll-Free number: 18008891064. We will reply ASAP with the details of the nifedipine price in India as well as the procurement procedure.

Note:- The order will be confirmed only after the receipt of the Valid prescription of the Clinician.


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