Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR

  • Manufacturer : Zydus Cadila
  • Composition : Nifedipine 20mg
  • Generally Prescribed For : Hypertension, Chest Pain
  • Estimated Price : 23.50 For 10 Tablets Strip

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Uses of Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR

Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Hypertension, Chest Pain

Side effects of Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR

The most common side effects of Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR are - Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Dizziness, Insomnia, Tenderness

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR

Do not use Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR if you are allergic to - Nifedipine

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR works

Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR contains - Nifedipine

Nifedipine is thought to inhibit calcium ion influx across cardiac and smooth muscle cells, decreasing contractility and oxygen demand. Drug may also dilate coronary arteries and arterioles.

Dosage of Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR

The dosage of Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR

If you forget to take a dose of Depin Retard 20mg Tablet PR, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

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Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

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Calnif Retard 20mg Tablet
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Interaction

Drug :- ACE inhibitors (benazepril): May increase hypotensive effects. Monitor BP and adjust nifedipine dosage as needed.

Alpha blockers (doxazosin): May increase nifedipine plasma concentration. Monitor BP and adjust 1 nifedipine dosage as needed.

Antiretrovirals, cimetidine, verapamil: May decrease nifedipine metabolism. Monitor BP closely, adjust nifedipine dose as needed.

Azole antifungals, erythromycin, nefazodone, quinupristin-dalfopristin, valproic acid: May increase the effects of nifedipine. Monitor BP closely and decrease nifedipine dosage as needed.

Cyclosporine, tacrolimus: May increase serum levels of these drugs and increase risk of toxicity. Monitor serum levels and adjust dosage as needed.

Digoxin: May cause elevated digoxin level. Monitor digoxin level.

Diltiazem: May increase the effects of nifedipine. Monitor patient closely.

Diuretics, fentanyl: May increase hypotensive effects. Monitor BP.

Propranolol, other beta blockers: May cause hypotension and HF. Use together cautiously.

Quinidine: May decrease levels and effects of quinidine while increasing effects of nifedipine. Monitor HR and adjust nifedipine dose as needed.

Strong CYP3A4 inducers (carbamazepine, dexamethasone, phenytoin, rifabutin, rifampin): May decrease nifedipine level. Use together is contraindicated.

Warfarin: May increase PT. Monitor coagulation parameters and adjust warfarin dosage as needed.

Herb :- Ginkgo: May increase effects of drug. Discourage use together.

Ginseng: May increase drug levels with possible toxicity. Discourage use together.

Melatonin, St. John's wort: May interfere with antihypertensive effect. Discourage use together.

Food :- Grapefruit juice: May increase bioavailability of drug. Discourage use together.

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