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Nifedipine: Oral tablet, extended release

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  • Daily life interactions

Available Strengths
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Nifedipine 90mg ER Tab
Alvogen, Inc
Pill Identification: Adalat CC  |  90
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Nifedipine 30mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: B  |  30
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Nifedipine 60mg ER Tab
Alvogen, Inc
Pill Identification: 60  |  Adalat CC
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Nifedipine 30mg ER Tab
Alvogen, Inc
Pill Identification: Adalat CC  |  30
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Nifedipine 60mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: B  |  60
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Afeditab CR 30mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: ELN 30 
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Afeditab CR 60mg Tab
Actavis Inc. formerly Watson Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: ELN 60 
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Nifedipine 30mg ER Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: A 153 
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Nifedipine 60mg ER Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: A 151 
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Nifedipine 90mg ER Tab
Par Pharmaceutical Inc
Pill Identification: LOGO 152 
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Nifediac CC 30mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: B  |  30
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Nifediac CC 60mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: B  |  60
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Nifedipine 60mg ER Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  NE 60
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Nifedipine 30mg ER Tab
Rx Pak Div of Mckesson Corp
Pill Identification: A 153 
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Nifedipine 90mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 90  |  B
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Nifedipine 30mg ER Tab
Actavis Inc. South Atlantic LLC
Pill Identification: A 153 
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Nifedipine 60mg ER Tab
Actavis Inc. South Atlantic LLC
Pill Identification: A 151 
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Nifediac CC 90mg ER Tab
Teva Pharmaceuticals USA Inc
Pill Identification: 90  |  B
How This Drug Works
Calcium Channel Blocker
Calcium channel blockers slow the movement of calcium between cells to help the body improve blood flow and control heart rhythm.
Calcium channel blockers slow the movement of calcium between cells. This helps the body improve blood flow and control heart rhythm. Calcium helps the heart to pump and blood vessels change size. However, too much calcium can cause the heart to beat out of rhythm and make blood vessels narrower. As blood vessels narrow, less blood travels to the heart and it receives less oxygen. This causes the heart to pump harder to get the oxygen it needs. By getting in calciumâ¬"s way and slowing calcium flow between cells, calcium channel blockers restore normal heartbeat as well as normal blood and oxygen flow throughout the body.
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Nifedipine: Oral tablet, extended release

What is this medicine?

NIFEDIPINE (nye FED i peen) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the amount of calcium found in your heart and muscle cells. This relaxes your blood vessels, which can reduce the amount of work the heart has to do. This medicine is used to treat high blood pressure and chest pain caused by angina.


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CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Nifedipine: Oral tablet, extended release
Usage by Gender
57.95%
42.05%
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage by Age
0.16%
4.02%
22.84%
72.98%
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