nifedipine


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Synonyms for nifedipine

calcium blocker (trade name Procardia)

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In a study, researchers tested the quality of nifedipine tablets collected from registered pharmacies in Lagos State and found 76.5 per cent of them were of poor quality.
According to (https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2019/03/190317150427.htm) research presented by the European Sudden Cardiac Arrest network (ESCAPE-NET) at the EHRA 2019 conference, high doses of nifedipine (60 mg per day and up) were linked to an increased risk of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest cases.
Other medications can include oral rapid-acting nifedipine. Subsequent management can include oral medications such as labetalol and long-acting nifedipine.
Patients were randomly assigned into two groups to receive either oral Nifedipine or intravenous Labetalol.
Nifedipine, a calcium channel blocker, given orally inhibits smooth muscle contraction by impeding the flow of calcium across the muscle cell membrane and is safer and better tolerated.
Nifedipine (JB chemicals, Mumbai) - it was dissolved in propylene glycol, just before use.
The patient was placed on continuous cardiotocographic monitoring and started on nifedipine (Procardia) 20 mg every 4 hours, with subsequent administration of the second dose of 12 mg IM betamethasone.
All the patients were given a 10mg oral tablet of nifedipine, 15 minutes prior to the procedure.
Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker given for treatment of hypertension and chronic angina, with frequent dosing in the past [3].
Thereafter a single dose of nifedipine (0.75 mg/kg) was administered to fasudil-pretreated rats to evaluate calcium entry at low level of calcium sensitization [13, 30].
Two of those patients who had purpura were on treatment with nifedipine. In one patient the purpura disappeared after stopping nifedipine, while the other patient did not wish to alter her medication.
His home medications include omeprazole, nifedipine, furosemide, and a vitamin B complex.
(6,7) Long-acting nitrates such as isosorbide, calcium channel blockers such as nifedipine, and phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitors such as sildenafil reduce lower esophageal sphincter tone and pressure.
Your GP may recommend taking nifedipine which works by relaxing the blood vessels, improving your circulation.
CA nisoldipine, nimodipine, nitrendipine, nifedipine, and nicardipine have AOA that correlates with their lipophilicity (modified Buege and Aust's method of TBA determination, applied in model of rat brain cortex ischemia/reperfusion) [87].