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Nifedine Information

Nifedine Benefits & Uses

Nifedine is used to treat the following -

Nifedine 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.

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Ingredients of Nifedine


Nifedine Side Effects

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

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

Nifedine Related Warnings

Is the use of Nifedine safe for pregnant women?

Those pregnant women want to take Nifedine, before that take doctor advice regarding how to use. If you don't do same then it will cause harmful effects on your health.


Is the use of Nifedine safe during breastfeeding?

Taking Nifedine may lead to serious side effects if you are breastfeeding. Nifedine should not be taken unless your doctor says it is necessary.


What is the effect of Nifedine on the Kidneys?

There are no any side effects of Nifedine for [Organ].


What is the effect of Nifedine on the Liver?

Nifedine is rarely harmful for [Organ].


What is the effect of Nifedine on the Heart?

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


Severe Interaction of Nifedine with Other Drugs

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



    Nifedine Contraindications

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

    1. Heart Failure
    2. Diabetes

    Frequently asked Questions about Nifedine

    Is this Nifedine habit forming or addictive?

    No, there is no any evidence that Nifedine is addictive.

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

    No, after taking Nifedine, you should not drive or operate heavy machinery because you may feel sleepy.


    Is it safe?

    Yes, but it is important to consult a doctor before taking Nifedine.

    Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

    Is it able to treat mental disorders?

    No, Nifedine is not used to treat mental disorders.


    Nifedine Interactions with Food and Alcohol

    Interaction between Food and Nifedine

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


    Interaction between Alcohol and Nifedine

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


    Nifedine से जुड़े सवाल और जवाब

    सवाल about 1 year पहले

    Does Nifedine cause edema (swelling)?

    Dr. Vipin Khadse MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Nifedine 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.

    सवाल about 1 year पहले

    Does Nifedine cause constipation?

    Dr. Ramraj MBBS, Other

    Yes, Nifedine 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.

    सवाल about 1 year पहले

    Can I take Nifedine without consulting a doctor?

    Dr. Kuldeep Meena MBBS, MD, Pulmonology

    Nifedine is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful for the patient to take this medicine without a doctor's recommendation.

    सवाल about 1 year पहले

    Does Nifedine cause erectile dysfunction?

    Dr. Yogesh Kumar MBBS, General Physician

    Yes, Nifedine 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.

    सवाल over 1 year पहले

    How to take Nifedine?

    Dr. Anand Singh MBBS, General Physician

    Nifedine 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 Nifedine.


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