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Cardiovascular Agents

Nifedipin T20 STADA® retard

 

Pack size:

Box of 10 blisters x 10 tablets.

 

Composition:

Each retard film-coated tablet contains nifedipine 20 mg.

 

Shelf-life:

 48 months from the date of manufacturing.

Store in a well-closed container, in a dry place. Protect from light. Do not store above 30oC.

 

  • Indications and Dosage & Administration
  • Contraindications
  • Adverse reactions
  • Precautions

Administered orally. The drug should be swallowed whole, not chewed, broken or crushed.

  • The prophylaxis of angina, if especially element vasospastic as Prinzmetal's angina.
    1 tablet twice daily.
  • The treatment of essential hypertension.
    1 tablet twice daily.

Or as prescribed by physician.

 

  • Cardiogenic shock.
  • Clinically significant aortic stenosis
  • Myocardial infraction in the previous one month.
  • Acute attack in chronic stable angina, in unstable angina.
  • Porphyria.

     

  • The adverse effects are most common early in treatment, and disappear gradually within a few weeks or after dose-adjustment.

Common

  • Ankle edema, headache, fatigue, vertigo, facial flush with heat-feeling.
  • Palpitation, tachycardia.
  • Nausea, diarrhea or constipation.

Less common

  • Hypotension, aggravated angina pectoris.
  • Exanthema, urticaria, pruritus.

Rare

  • Purpura, allergic reactions.
  • Agranulocytosis.
  • Extrasystole, syncope.
  • Reversible gynecomastia.
  • Gingival hyperplasia.
  • Photodermatitis, exfoliative dermatitis.
  • Elevated liver enzymes (transaminases), reversible intrahepatic cholestasis.
  • Dyspnoea.
  • Reversible hyperglycemia.
  • Myalgia, arthralgia, tremor.
  • Paresthesia.
  • Confusion, sleep disturbances, nervousness.
     

  • Withdraw of ischaemic pain occurs or existing pain worsens shortly after initiating treatment, stop using this drug.
  • Patients with heart failure or significantly impaired left ventricular function.
  • Reduce dose in hepatic impairment, diabetes mellitus.
  • Grapefruit juice should be avoided by patients on nifedipine.
  • Nifedipine may inhibit labour.
  • Pregnancy; Do not use for pregnant women unless necessary.
  • Lactation: Nifedipine concentrations in milk are so high, that there is risk for effect in the child also at common doses used. Therefore, a decision should be made to discontinue nursing or to discontinue the drug. Taking into account the importance of the drug to the mother.
  • Effects on ability to drive and use machines: Reactions to the drug, which vary in intensity from individual to individual, may impair the ability to drive or to operate machinery. This applies particularly at the start of treatment, on changing the medication and in combination with alcohol.

     

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Tel: +84 28 3718 2141 - Fax: +84 28 3718 2140

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Email : stada@stada.com.vn
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