Nicardia 10 Capsule

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    • Country of Origin: India

    Nicardia 10 Capsule Information

    Nicardia 10 Capsule is a prescription medicine that is available as a Capsule. High BP are some of its major therapeutic uses. Nicardia 10 Capsule also has some secondary and off-label uses. These are listed below.

    Medical history of the patient along with age and gender determines the dosage of Nicardia 10 Capsule. Besides the medical condition it is advised for, the route of administration also plays an important role in determining the correct drug dosage. Refer to the dosage section for a detailed discussion.

    Nicardia 10 Capsule also has some side effects, the most common being Headache. Besides the aforementioned side effects, there are other adverse effects of Nicardia 10 Capsule as well, which are listed below. These side effects of Nicardia 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.

    It is also important to note that Nicardia 10 Capsule has a Severe effect for pregnant women and Severe effect on lactating mothers. Further, the section on Nicardia 10 Capsule related warnings talks about Nicardia 10 Capsule's effects on the liver, heart and kidney.

    Individuals suffering from medical conditions like Heart Failure must refrain from the use of Nicardia 10 Capsule since this can cause severe adverse effects. The section on Nicardia 10 Capsule contraindications lists all such conditions.

    Additionally, Nicardia 10 Capsule may also adversely react with other medicines. Refer to the list below for further details.

    You should also be aware that Nicardia 10 Capsule is not safe while driving, and is not addiction.



    Nicardia 10 Capsule Benefits & Uses

    Nicardia 10 Capsule is used to treat the following -

    Main Benefits

    Other Benefits

    Nicardia 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
    Adult
    • Disease: Angina
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor
    Geriatric
    • Disease: Angina
    • Before or After Meal: After Meal
    • Single Maximum Dose: 10 mg
    • Dosage Form: Capsule
    • Dosage Route: Oral
    • Frequency: 3 daily
    • Course Duration: As directed by the doctor
    • Special Instructions: As prescribed by the doctor


    Nicardia 10 Capsule Side Effects

    Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Nicardia 10 Capsule is used -

    Severe

    • Ankle Swelling

    Moderate

    • Palpitations (fluttering in chest)
    • Edema

    Mild

    Common

    Nicardia 10 Capsule Related Warnings

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


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

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


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

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


      Nicardia is not harmful for kidneys.

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


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

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


      There is no research available on the side effects of Nicardia on the heart. Therefore, its impact is unknown.

      Unknown


    Severe Interaction of Nicardia 10 Capsule with Other Drugs

    Nicardia 10 Capsule should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

    Severe

    Moderate

    Paracetamol,Chlorpheniramine,Dextromethorphan
      Pseudoephedrine


      Nicardia 10 Capsule Contraindications

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



      Frequently asked Questions about Nicardia 10 Capsule

      • Is this Nicardia 10 Capsule habit forming or addictive?


        Nicardia 10 Capsule is not addictive in nature.

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


        After taking Nicardia 10 Capsule you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

        Dangerous
      • Is it safe?


        Nicardia 10 Capsule is safe but it is important to consult a doctor before taking it.

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


        There is no benefit of taking Nicardia 10 Capsule for mental disorders.

        No

      Nicardia 10 Capsule Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      • Interaction between Food and Nicardia 10 Capsule


        Some foods when eaten with Nicardia 10 Capsule can alter the onset of actions. Discuss this with your doctor.

        Mild
      • Interaction between Alcohol and Nicardia 10 Capsule


        No research has been done on this till date. Therefore, it is not known what the effect of taking Nicardia 10 Capsule with alcohol will be.

        Unknown


      Frequently asked Questions about Nicardia 10 Capsule

      Question about 3 years ago

      Does Nicardia cause arrhythmia (Irregular heart beat)?

      Dr. Manoj Meena MBBS , General Physician

      Rarely, Nicardia 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 almost 4 years ago

      How long can I safely take Nicardia?

      Dr. Amit Singh MBBS , General Physician

      Take Nicardia as directed by your doctor. Do not discontinue the drug suddenly or take it longer than prescribed by your doctor.

      Question almost 4 years ago

      How to take Nicardia?

      Dr. Anand Singh MBBS , General Physician

      Nicardia 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 Nicardia.

      Question over 3 years ago

      Does Nicardia cause constipation?

      Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

      Yes, Nicardia 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 3 years ago

      Does Nicardia cause erectile dysfunction?

      Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS , General Physician

      Yes, Nicardia can cause erectile dysfunction. It is an uncommon side effect of this drug. If you experience erectile dysfunction after consuming this drug, please inform a doctor, they might give you alternate treatment.



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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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