Adalat (Nifedipine)

Brand Name: Adalat

Generic Name: Nifedipine

Manufacturer/Agent: Bayer Schering Pharma

Formulation: caps

Strength: 10mg

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.