Procardia is utilized for treating some types of angina (chest pain). Procardia is really a calcium channel blocking agent. It works by disturbing the normal action of calcium in circulation constriction (relaxes the veins) and heart muscle contraction (heart may beat with less force and generate less blood) and nerve conduction in the heart (heart may beat slower plus much more regularly). Calcium channel blockers are employed to dilate (widen) the arteries in the heart and also other arteries (reduce angina chest pain and reduce hypertension), and stabilize the heart rhythm in conditions in which one's heart is beating too fast or perhaps in an irregular rhythm (antiarrhythmic effects).
Use Procardia as directed through your doctor.
Ask your medical provider questions you might have about how to utilize Procardia.
Store Procardia at room temperature, between 59 and 77 degrees F (15 and 25 degrees C). Store from heat, moisture, and light. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep Procardia out in the reach of kids and away from pets.
Active Ingredient: Nifedipine.
All medicines may cause negative effects, but many individuals have no, or minor, negative effects.
Check using your doctor if all of these most typical unwanted effects persist or become bothersome:
Constipation; dizziness; flushing; giddiness; headache; heat sensation; heartburn; lightheadedness; nausea; weakness.
Seek medical help straight away if any of these severe negative effects occur:
Severe allergic reactions (rash; hives; itching; breathlessness; tightness within the chest; swelling in the mouth, face, lips, or tongue); irregular pulse; breathlessness; swelling from the feet or hands; tender, bleeding, or swollen gums.
This is not an entire report on all unwanted effects that could occur. If you have questions regarding negative effects, contact your doctor.
Do NOT use Procardia if:
Contact a medical expert or health care provider straight away if these affect you.
Some health conditions may connect to Procardia. Tell your doctor or pharmacist for those who have any medical ailments, particularly if any of the following sign up for you:
Some medicines may interact with Procardia. Tell your health care provider if you might be taking another medicines, especially any with the following:
This will not be a complete list of all interactions that will occur. Ask your health care provider if Procardia may communicate with other medicines that you take. Check with your medical provider before you begin, stop, or affect the dose of any medicine.
Important safety information:
Airmail: 2-3 business weeks
EMS: 3-8 business days
Airmail: 2-3 weeks, EMS: 3-8 business days.