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      *AdvaCare Nifedipine Capsules are GMP certified.

      **AdvaCare Nifedipine Capsules are manufactured in our facilities located in China/India/USA.

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      Calcium channel blocker

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        Product Information

        General Information:
        AdvaCare is a GMP manufacturer of Nifedipine capsules.

        Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker. It works by blocking calcium channels that surround the muscle cells in the arterial walls.
        Nifedipine relaxes and widens the arteries of the feet and hands and this action improves blood circulation to the lower extremities. This effect helps relieve the Raynaud ’s phenomenon (vasospasms in the hands and feet causing numbness and cold). By widening and relaxing the smaller arteries of the body, the extra-pressure the heart has to push in order to pump blood around the body is significantly reduced.

        This reduces the pressure and resistance within the blood vessels and lowers the blood pressure. Nifedipine also relaxes the arteries which supply blood and oxygen to the cardiac muscles; this effect prevents painful angina attacks which come as a result of reduced oxygen supply to the heart muscles.

        Nifedipine is completely absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract and its elimination is through the renal system (urine) which accounts for 80% of the dose excretion.

        Side Effects:
        As with all pharmaceutical medicines, some unwanted effects can occur from the use of nifedipine capsules.

        Always consult a physician for medical advice before use. Common side effects may include headache, nausea, dizziness, flushing, heartburn, muscle cramps, constipation, weakness, reduced sexual desire/ability, edema of the legs or feet and lightheadedness. Some serious side effects may include low blood pressure, liver damage, edema, chest pain, and allergic reactions. For a comprehensive list of all possible effects, consult your doctor. If any symptom persists or gets worse, or you notice any other symptoms, then please call your doctor immediately.

        Additional Information

        Always consult a Medical doctor or patient care specialist before using nifedipine capsules.

        Indications and Usage

        Nifedipine is indicated in the management of high blood pressure, chest pain due to spasm of arteries around the heart or chronic angina (due to stress/ activity). Nifedipine is also used to lower blood pressure, prevent more serious cardiac damage and also can be used in combination with other heart drugs (e.g. beta-blockers).


        Do not take nifedipine if:

        • You are allergic to it;
        • You have low blood pressure;
        • You have congestive heart failure;
        • You are taking grapefruit /grapefruit juice;
        • You are taking alcohol;
        • You have liver damage;
        • You are younger than 18years;
        • You have not consulted with your doctor or patient care specialist;
        • You are pregnant or breastfeeding.
        Administration and Dosage

        Use of nifedipine capsules during pregnancy or breastfeeding appears to be harmful. Consult your doctor or health care professional before taking nifedipine. Refer to your doctor or pharmacist for guidelines on dosage. Do not exceed the advisable dosage. The usual dose for adults is 30–60mg taken once a day. The maximum dose for adults is 120mg taken per day. For children, it is not for use in children within the age bracket of (0-17 years).


        Possible interactions with nifedipine capsules include antibiotics, antifungal drugs, antiviral drugs, anti-seizure drugs, beta-blockers, heart drugs like digoxin and some other herbs.

        Nifedipine capsules should not be taken with alcohol. Consult with your doctor about any medications you are taking, before your treatment with nifedipine capsules.


        Nifedipine is contraindicated if:

        • You have an unspecified cardiac condition;
        • You are below 17 years;
        • You have not consulted with your doctor or patient care specialist

        Taking more nifedipine capsules may cause poisoning and serious side effects. Please call the emergency department if you suspect nifedipine capsules overdose.

        Adverse Reactions

        No adverse reactions have been reported.

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