Disease Information for Nifedipine (Procardia/Adalat) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Breast Swelling Bilateral
Low Blood Pressure
Flushing
Gum hypertrophy
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Digoxin serum level (Lab)
Glucagon (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Esophagitis, reflux/GERD
Gynecomastia
Hypotension
Priapism/persistent erection
Steatohepatitis
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Grapefruit juice intake
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-anginal medication (example)
DRUG/Antihypertensive medication (examples)
DRUG/Calcium-channel blocker meds (examples)
DRUG/Cardiovascular meds (examples)
DRUG/Class IV antiarrhythmic agent (example)
DRUG/Dihydropyridine calcium-channel blocker (example)
DRUG/Narrow range of safety (effect/toxic)
DRUG/Probably NOT safe/Pregnancy category C drug
DRUG/Tocolytic drug/effect (slows labor)
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Toxin
TOXIN/Decreases Blood Pressure
TOXIN/Hypotension-Low peripheral resistance effect.
Synonyms
Synonym
3 5 Pyridinedicarboxylic acid 1 4 dihydro 2 6 dimethyl 4 (2 nitrophenyl) dimethyl ester, nifedipine, Nifedipine (product), Nifedipine (substance), NIFEDIPINE PREPARATION, Brand name/Adalat (Nifedipine), Brand name/Anpine (Nifedipine), Brand name/Procardia (Nifedipine)
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.1990 or before
DRUG/Dose 30 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Extended time release/XT/SA (example)
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Oral medication (ex)
Definition

Calcium channel blocker medication. Cardiovascular drugs with selective and varied anti-vasospasm, hypertension, angina, and anti-arrhythmia activity; Nifedipine is used for hypertension as long acting preparation; Oral drug;

short acting preparations may increase cardiovascular events

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