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Nifedipin Retard

Nifedipine
RETARD, prolonged-release film-coated tablets 20 mg
ATC C08C A05
Prescription-only medicine
Reimburse by Health Insurance Fund

POSOLOGY AND METHOD OF ADMINISTRATION


Nifedipin is administered individually and it is used for long-lasting therapy. The usual dose is 1 prolonged-release film-coated tablet two times daily. The dose can be increased to 2 prolonged-release film-coated tablets two times daily. The time interval between separate doses of Nifedipin must be at least 4 hours.

Procedure in case of missed dose:
The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. If it is a time for the next regular dose, the missed dose should be skipped. It is not necessary to take an additional dose to compensate for the missed one.


Medicine’s information on this web page is only a short description of its characteristics. Do not take them as recommendations for self-treatment of your health condition.

You must inform your physician and pharmacist and follow their recommendations before you use the medicine for treatment. Always read carefully the patient information leaflet.

COMPOSITION

Each retard, prolonged-release film-coated tablet contains 20 mg nifedipine.

THERAPEUTIC INDICATIONS

– arterial hypertension (essential, renal);
– primary pulmonary hypertension;
– chronic stable angina pectoris;
– prevention of vasospastic angina pectoris;
– hypertrophic unobstructive cardiomyopathy;
– Raynaud`s disease.


CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity to nifedipine, arterial hypotension, severe valvular aortal stenosis, obstructive cardiomyopathy, acute myocardial infarction, porphyria, sinus tachycardia, known specific side effects after the administration of the other calcium channel antagonists.

PACKAGING

Box of 30 retard, prolonged-release film-coated tablets of 20 mg