Calnif

Manufactured by: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Nifedipine (20 mg)

Prescription Required

146 people have bought this recently

Calnif

Manufactured by: Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Contains / Salt: Nifedipine (20 mg)

Prescription Required

146 people have bought this recently

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  1. Calnif Benefits & Uses
  2. Calnif Dosage & How to Take
  3. Calnif Side Effects
  4. Calnif Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Calnif with Other Drugs
  6. Calnif Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Calnif
  8. Calnif Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Calnif Benefits & Uses

Calnif is used to treat the following -

  1. हाई बीपी Primary (और पढ़ें - हाई बीपी के घरेलू उपाय)
  2. एनजाइना

Calnif Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Calnif

Nifedipine

Calnif Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Calnif is used -

  1. Fatigue Mild
  2. Ankle Swelling
  3. Drowsiness
  4. Flushing
  5. Headache Common
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Dizziness Mild
  8. Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
  9. Edema Moderate
  10. Abdominal Pain Mild

Calnif Related Warnings

Is the use of Calnif safe for pregnant women?

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

Severe

Is the use of Calnif safe during breastfeeding?

Calnif should not be taken without taking your doctor's advice, as it may have severe side effects on breastfeeding women.

Severe

What is the effect of Calnif on the Kidneys?

Using Calnif does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Calnif on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Calnif on the liver have been reported.

Mild

What is the effect of Calnif on the Heart?

Side effects of Calnif on heart are unknown because research on this has not been conducted yet.

Unknown

Severe Interaction of Calnif with Other Drugs

Calnif should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Pseudoephedrine

    Calnif Contraindications

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

    1. Heart Failure
    2. Diabetes

    Frequently asked Questions about Calnif

    Is this Calnif habit forming or addictive?

    No, you will not get addicted to Calnif.

    No

    Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

    After taking Calnif you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, Calnif is safe but you must consult your doctor before taking it.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, the use of Calnif in mental disorders is not effective.

    No

    Calnif Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Calnif

    Eating certain foods may increase the time it takes Calnif to have an effect. You should consult your doctor about it.

    Mild

    Interaction between Alcohol and Calnif

    No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Calnif with alcohol will be.

    Unknown

    Calnif FAQs

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Calnif cause arrhythmia (Irregular heart beat)?

    Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

    Rarely, Calnif 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 about 2 years ago

    What is Calnif?

    Dr. Manju Shekhawat MBBS , General Physician

    Calnif is the brand name of nifedipine. It is a prescription drug that belongs to the class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It is available in solid oral dosage forms like tablets and capsules. It is used alone and with other medications to treat high blood pressure (high BP). It is also used in the treatment of angina (chest pain).

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Calnif cause constipation?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Calnif 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 1 year ago

    Does Calnif cause weight gain?

    ram saini MD, MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Calnif 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 1 year ago

    Does Calnif cause edema (swelling)?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Calnif 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.

    This medicine data has been created by -
    Vikas Chauhan
    B.Pharma, Pharmacy
    3 Years of Experience

    References

    1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; Procardia XL® (nifedipine)
    2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 549
    3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 907-909
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