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Nifedipine

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    Oral
    Nifedipine
    Adalat 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Inhibits L-type calcium channels on ventricular myocardial, cardiac nodal and arteriolar smooth muscle cells.

Clinical Use

    • Indications
    • Hypertension – first line treatment
    • Stable angina pectoris
      Management of premature labour between 24 - 33 weeks gestation.
    • Contraindications
    • Heart failure.
    • Adverse Effects
    • Fatigue
    • Oedema
    • Dizziness
    • Headache
    • Nausea / abdo pain
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