Brand Name: Adalat
Generic Name: Nifedipine
Manufacturer/Agent: Bayer Schering Pharma
Pack size: 30
Trade Price: KES 764.40
Retail Price: @ KES 33.97
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.