Nicardin Sr (Nifedipine)

Brand Name: Nicardin Sr

Generic Name: Nifedipine

Manufacturer/Agent: Lab & Allied

Formulation: tabs

Strength: 20mg

Pack size: 60

Trade Price: KES 120.00

Retail Price: @ KES 2.67

Class: Calcium Channel Blokers (Cardiovascular drugs)

Mechanism of Action:


Molecular Formulae: C17H18N2O6 = 346.3

Precautions: Hypersensitivity. pregnancy/lactation. cardiovascular shock. caution in poor cardiac reserve and in diabetes mellitus.

Indications/Uses: Prophylaxis and treatment of angina, hypertension, raynauds syndrome; 30-90mg daily.

Interactions: Cimetidine, beta-blockers may enhance effect.

Side Effects: Transient vasodilatation. hypotension. flushing. allergic reactions. headache. dizziness. oedema.