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Nifedipine

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/ 8,353 posts
Other Names: Procardia   Adalat   Procardia XL   Adalat CC   Nifedical

Procardia

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/ 13,584 posts
Other Names: Nifedipine   Procardia XL   Adalat   Nifedical
Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 8,353 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Rating: 4 out of 5
Based on 13,584 patient discussions on healthcare websites and blogs
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Nifedipine (brand names Adalat, Nifediac, Cordipin, Nifedical, and Procardia) is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Its main uses are as an antianginal (especially in Prinzmetal's angina) and antihypertensive, althou... Read more on Wikipedia
Nifedipine (brand names Adalat, Nifediac, Cordipin, Nifedical, and Procardia) is a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Its main uses are as an antianginal (especially in Prinzmetal's angina) and antihypertensive, althou... Read more on Wikipedia
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By Imfeelinfine
April 28, 2014
Imfeelinfine wrote
Adderrall and Procardia together
Thanks for being so kind in writing to me. I am on Nifediphine Nifediphine medicine which does lower the LES by as much as 30-40%. This one drug should not be used as the damage to the esphogus has been proved. But what do I take to stop my spasms.I asked my GI if I could go off this medication and he said to try it. He wants me to try another one. I have made several changes in food, medicines, stopped smoking awhile ago, e
September 22, 2014
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What patients are saying about Nifedipine vs. Procardia

498 patient discussions from healthcare websites and blogs
(procardia) causes vasodilation, hence the headache.\" I...
...Squeaky McGee:\" Yeah, that's normal. Nifedipine (procardia) causes vasodilation, hence the headache.\" I asked the ...I was fine until I did the ...
name of procardia! Those things worked for me, hopefully...
...shots because my first was a preemie. And the nifedipine is the real name of procardia! Those things worked for me, hopefully for you as well! B...
that Nifedipine ointment helps. Nifedipine(AKA:Procardia)...
I've herad that Nifedipine ointment helps. Nifedipine(AKA:Procardia) is an older bloodpressue/cardiac drug. A friend of mine who has UC was prescribed it recently. Everyone...
you Nifedipine (Procardia) to try to stop the contractions?...
Have they given you Nifedipine (Procardia) to try to stop the contractions? If not, I would suggest asking about it because I have heard that some OBs don't use it but in some cases it can...
I am taking Procardia (nifedipine) for the contractions....
...strict bed rest. I am taking Procardia (nifedipine) for the contractions. It has been a miracle drug. I have been ...33 weeks, your baby is developing surfactant which is what helps...
(procardia) for 2 months I think... It made my heart race a...
I was on a really high dose of Nifedipine (procardia) for 2 months I think... It made my heart race a bit & would make me dizzy if I moved to fast, but other than that it wasnt too bad....
for 2.5 weeks after my cerclage and didn't really like it...
...nifedipine, a calcium channel ...muscle relaxant. I took Procardia for 2.5 weeks after my cerclage and didn't really like it.  I did okay ...escape having to take Procardia.  Maybe there is ...
release nifedipine that lasts all day. It works great...
...sounds like spasm. I use a medication called \"nifedipine\" or brand name \"Procardia\". It is a blood pressure ...They have extended release nifedipine that lasts all day. It works great in so...
I'm finally off of it. It didn't have any side effects...
...from Terb to Procardia (nifedipine). This twin pregnancy, I've been on nifedipine since 24 weeks. I'm finally off of it. It didn't have any side effects for me. ...It stopped the contractions...
me on Nifedipine/Procardia and gave me the steroid shot....
...first 2 were just NST's and observation & the 3rd was when they put me on Nifedipine/Procardia and gave me the steroid shot. I did end up having an amnio the...
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