Calcigard 10 Capsule

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  • Contains / Salt: Nifedipine (10 mg)
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    Calcigard 10 Capsule Information

    Calcigard 10 Capsule is a prescription drug, available for use as Capsule. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High BP. The alternative uses of Calcigard 10 Capsule have also been explained below.

    The optimal dosage of Calcigard 10 Capsule is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    The side effects typically associated with Calcigard 10 Capsule include Headache. While these are the most often observed Calcigard 10 Capsule side effects, there are can be others also. These have been listed below. These side effects of Calcigard 10 Capsule are usually temporary and subside with the completion of treatment. Please speak with your doctor if these side effects worsen or persist for a longer duration.

    Furthermore, you should know that effect of Calcigard 10 Capsule is Severe for pregnant women and Severe for women who are breastfeeding. It is important to know if Calcigard 10 Capsule has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Calcigard 10 Capsule related warnings section.

    Calcigard 10 Capsule is contraindicated in people with pre-existing medical conditions like Heart Failure as it can result in adverse effects. Some other conditions that can be affected by Calcigard 10 Capsule are listed in the contraindications section below.

    Besides this, Calcigard 10 Capsule may also have severe interaction with some medicines. See below for a complete list.

    Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Calcigard 10 Capsule is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.



    Calcigard 10 Capsule Benefits & Uses

    Calcigard 10 Capsule is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Calcigard 10 Capsule Dosage & How to Take

    This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

    Find the right dosage based on disease and age

    Age Group Dosage

    Calcigard 10 Capsule Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Calcigard 10 Capsule safe for pregnant women?


      Calcigard has many dangerous side effects in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, do not consume Calcigard without medical advice.

      Severe
    • Is the use of Calcigard 10 Capsule safe during breastfeeding?


      Taking Calcigard may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Calcigard should not be taken by breastfeeding women unless prescribed by the doctor.

      Severe
    • What is the effect of Calcigard 10 Capsule on the Kidneys?


      There are no side effects of Calcigard on the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Calcigard 10 Capsule on the Liver?


      Calcigard may have mild side effects on the liver. Most people will never see any effect on the liver.

      Mild
    • What is the effect of Calcigard 10 Capsule on the Heart?


      No research work has been carried out till date on effects of Calcigard on heart. So it is not known whether taking Calcigard will cause side effects on heart or not.

      Unknown


    Calcigard 10 Capsule Contraindications

    If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Calcigard 10 Capsule unless your doctor advises you to do so -



    Frequently asked Questions about Calcigard 10 Capsule

    • Is this Calcigard 10 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


      Calcigard 10 Capsule does not cause addiction.

      No
    • Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?


      No, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery after taking Calcigard 10 Capsule as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Calcigard 10 Capsule should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise
    • Is it able to treat mental disorders?


      No, Calcigard 10 Capsule is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Calcigard 10 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Calcigard 10 Capsule


      Taking Calcigard 10 Capsule with some specific foods may delay its effect. Talk to your doctor about this.

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Calcigard 10 Capsule


      Due to lack of research, there is no information about the side effects of taking Calcigard 10 Capsule with alcohol.

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Calcigard 10 Capsule

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Calcigard cause arrhythmia (Irregular heart beat)?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Rarely, Calcigard causes arrhythmia (Irregular heartbeat). However, if you experience any fluctuation in heart rate after consuming this drug, please inform a doctor and follow his/her instructions.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Calcigard cause hair loss?

    Yes, Calcigard may cause hair loss. It is a rare side effect of this drug. This problem goes away after discontinuation of the drug. However, if you notice excessive hair loss then consult it with your doctor.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Calcigard cause constipation?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Calcigard can cause constipation. It is a common side effect of this drug. However, if you are experiencing severe constipation after taking this drug then inform your doctor and take precautionary methods such as eating fibrous foods to avoid constipation.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Calcigard cause weight gain?

    Dr. Ram Saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Calcigard has been reported to cause weight gain. It is a known side effect of this drug. However, if you experience any unusual sudden weight gain after taking this drug, then consult it with your doctor without further delay.

    Question over 4 years ago

    Does Calcigard cause edema (swelling)?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Calcigard can cause edema (swelling). It is the common side effects of this drug. Usually swelling occurs in feet and ankle. If these effects cause troublesome, then consult your doctor regarding whether this effect arises due to nifedipine consumption or not. If yes, then you can stop taking this medicine with the help of a doctor because alternate treatment is also available. However, it is dose-related effects if taken a low dose, chances of edema are very less if consuming a high dose the chances of edema are high.



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    This medicine data has been created by -

    Vikas Chauhan

    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    5 Years of Experience



    References

    US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Procardia XL® (nifedipine)

    KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 549

    April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 907-909

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