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nifedipine Cap | nifedipine ER Tab | nifedipine ER 24 hr Tab


Common Brand Name(s): Procardia XL
Phonetic Pronunciation: (nye-FED-i-peen)
Information last revised July 2010

What does NIFEDIPINE SR - ORAL look like?

Krp02600nifedipine ER 30 mg 24 hr Tab
Gln66910nifedipine ER 60 mg 24 hr Tab
Krp02610nifedipine ER 60 mg 24 hr Tab
Gln66920nifedipine ER 90 mg 24 hr Tab
Krp02620nifedipine ER 90 mg 24 hr Tab
Myn04800nifedipine ER 30 mg 24 hr Tab
Gln66900nifedipine ER 30 mg 24 hr Tab


Nifedipine is used alone or in combination with other drugs to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. This medication is also used for certain types of chest pain (angina). It may help increase your ability to exercise and decrease the frequency of chest pain attacks. It should not be used to treat chest pain when it occurs. Use other medications (e.g., sublingual nitroglycerin) to relieve attacks of chest pain as directed by your doctor. Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more details. This medication is known as a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so blood can flow more easily.
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