Nisoldipine Oral Tablet, Extended Release 17Mg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Nisoldipine: Oral tablet, extended release (17mg)

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Nisoldipine 17mg ER Tab
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  NE 17
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Nisoldipine 17mg ER Tab
Prasco Laboratories
Pill Identification: SCI 501 

What is this Medicine?

NISOLDIPINE (NYE sole di 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.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Nisoldipine: Oral tablet, extended release(17mg)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
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Nisoldipine 17mg Extended-Release Tablet

NDC: 003782097
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Hypertension

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Variant Angina

Storage Information
Protect from light
Protect from moisture
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Nisoldipine 17mg Extended-Release Tablet
Drug Image file DrugItem_17132.JPG
Mylan Pharmaceuticals Inc
Pill Identification: M  |  NE 17
Shape: round
Color: yellow

Reported Side Effects for Nisoldipine 17mg Extended-Release Tablet

Low White Blood Cell Counts Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Muscle Cramps Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Heart Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Ulcer Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Brain Attack Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Low Kidney Function Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Skin Irritation Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Diaphoresis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Discoloration Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Metallic Taste Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Elevated Hepatic Enzymes Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Gingival Hyperplasia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Enlarged Liver Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Impotence (erectile Dysfunction) Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Increased Urination Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Rash With Pustules Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Paresthesias Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Acne Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hair Loss Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Anemia Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Angioedema Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Joint Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Irregular Heart Beat Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Heart Block Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Loose Stools Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Upset Stomach Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Shortness Of Breath Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Exfoliative Dermatitis Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Potassium Levels Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Muscle Pain Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Visual Impairment Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: EARLY
Itching Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Ringing In Ears Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Hives Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Upset Stomach Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Skin Rash Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Chest Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Rapid Heart Rate Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Lightheadedness Incidence:
3.0-7.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Sinus Infection Incidence:
3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Flushing Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: RAPID
Sore Throat Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: DELAYED
Fluid Retention Incidence:
7.0-29.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Headache Incidence:
22.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Nisoldipine 17mg Extended-Release Tablet

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Grapefruit juice and Nisoldipine 17mg Extended-Release Tablet(Nisoldipine)
Grapefruit juice and Nisoldipine(Nisoldipine)
Avoid taking Nisolodipine with grapefruit juice. Grapefruit juice and grapefruit-containing foods may significantly increase the effects of Nisoldipine. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking this medicine, you may become dizzy or feel faint; do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away while taking this medicine. If you notice new or increased swelling of your legs or ankles, tell your health care provider.
Moderate Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Nisoldipine 17mg Extended-Release Tablet(Nisoldipine)
Alcohol and Antihypertensives(Nisoldipine)
Although an interaction is possible, Ethanol (alchohol) and Antihypertensive Agents (drugs used to reduce high blood pressure) may be used together. Ethanol or alchohol-containing beverages may increase the effects of Antihypertensive Agents on your blood pressure. If the blood pressure drops too low while taking Ethanol and Antihypertensive Agents, you may become dizzy or feel faint. To limit this interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while taking medicines to lower your blood pressure. Do not stand or sit up too quickly. Contact your prescriber if you have dizziness which does not go away.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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