Depicor

Manufactured by: Merck Ltd

Contains / Salt: Nifedipine (5 mg)

Prescription Required

146 people have bought this recently

Depicor

Manufactured by: Merck Ltd

Contains / Salt: Nifedipine (5 mg)

Prescription Required

146 people have bought this recently

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10 Capsule in 1 Strip

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

Depicor Benefits & Uses

Depicor is used to treat the following -

  1. High Blood Pressure Primary
  2. Angina

Depicor Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Depicor

Nifedipine

Depicor Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Depicor 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

Depicor Related Warnings

Is the use of Depicor safe for pregnant women?

Depicor shows severe side effect on pregnant women. For this reason, pregnant women should only take it after taking medical advice.

Severe

Is the use of Depicor safe during breastfeeding?

Women who are breastfeeding may experience severe harmful effects after taking Depicor. It should only be taken after medical advice.

Severe

What is the effect of Depicor on the Kidneys?

Using Depicor does not have any harmful effects on kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Depicor on the Liver?

Depicor has very mild side effects on the liver.

Mild

What is the effect of Depicor on the Heart?

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

Unknown

Severe Interaction of Depicor with Other Drugs

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

Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan

    Pseudoephedrine

    Depicor Contraindications

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

    1. Heart Failure
    2. Diabetes

    Frequently asked Questions about Depicor

    Is this Depicor habit forming or addictive?

    Depicor does not cause addiction.

    No

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

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

    Dangerous

    Is it safe?

    Yes, but consume Depicor only on doctor's advice.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Depicor is not used to treat mental disorders.

    No

    Depicor Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Depicor

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

    Mild

    Interaction between Alcohol and Depicor

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

    Unknown

    Depicor FAQs

    Question about 2 years ago

    How to take Depicor?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Depicor comes in the form of a tablet and capsule. The capsules are taken 3 to 4 times daily or as advised by your doctor but extended-release tablets should be taken once daily with or without food at any time of the day. Precautions must be taken in patients with liver disease, diabetes, and kidney disease. Do not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit 3 days before and while taking Depicor.

    Question over 1 year ago

    Does Depicor cause constipation?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

    Yes, Depicor 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 Depicor cause edema (swelling)?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Depicor 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.

    Question almost 2 years ago

    Does Depicor cause stomach upset?

    Dr. R.K Singh MBBS , General Physician

    Yes, Depicor can cause stomach upset. It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. Please inform your doctor if you are experiencing stomach upset after taking this medicine.

    Question about 2 years ago

    Can I discontinue Depicor on my own without doctors advice?

    ravi udawat MBBS , General Physician

    Discontinuation of Depicor on your own can cause unwanted side effects. You are recommended to always consult a doctor before discontinuing this medicine.

    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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