Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR

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  • Contains / Salt: Nifedipine (10 mg)
  • Seller: Apollo Pharmacy Limited
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    Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR Information

    Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR is a prescription medicine that is available as a Tablet. Primarily, it is used for the treatment of High BP. Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    The correct dosage of Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR depends on the patient's age, gender, and medical history. Individual symptoms and route of administration also determines the right dosage. Detailed information has been provided in the dosage section.

    Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR also has some side effects, the most common being Headache. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR as well, which are listed below. Normally, these side effects of Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

    Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR's effect during pregnancy is Severe and Severe while nursing. It is important to know if Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR related warnings section.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Heart Failure must refrain from the use of Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR since this can cause severe adverse effects. Other conditions have been mentioned below in the Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR contraindications section.

    Besides this, Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR may also have severe interaction with some medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

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



    Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR Benefits & Uses

    Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR 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 Retard Tablet SR Related Warnings

    • Is the use of Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR 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 Retard Tablet SR 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 Retard Tablet SR on the Kidneys?


      There are no side effects of Calcigard on the kidneys.

      Safe
    • What is the effect of Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR 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 Retard Tablet SR 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 Retard Tablet SR Contraindications

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



    Frequently asked Questions about Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR

    • Is this Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR habit forming or addictive?


      Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR 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 Retard Tablet SR as you may feel sleepy.

      Dangerous
    • Is it safe?


      Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR 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 Retard Tablet SR is not used to treat mental disorders.

      No

    Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    • Interaction between Food and Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR


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

      Mild
    • Interaction between Alcohol and Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR


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

      Unknown


    Frequently asked Questions about Calcigard 10 Retard Tablet SR

    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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