Depin (5mg)

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Composition

Nifedipine(5 mg)

SALT INFORMATION

Nifedipine(5 mg)

TYPICAL USAGE

It is used in the treatment of hypertension, angina pectoris and raynaud's syndrome.

SIDE EFFECTS

Allergy, Hypokalemia, Hyperglycemia, Blurred vision, Hypoglycemia.

DRUG INTERACTION

Potentiates antihypertensives. Increases the effects of neuromuscular-blocking agents and CYP1A2 substrates (e.g. theophylline, aminophylline).

MECHANISM OF ACTION

Nifedipine blocks the slow calcium channels thus preventing the flow of calcium ions into the cell. It produces peripheral and coronary vasodilatation, reduces afterload, peripheral resistance and BP, increases coronary blood flow and causes reflex tachycardia. It has little or no effect on cardiac conduction and rarely has negative inotropic activity.

SUBSTITUTES

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  • Angiblock (5mg)
    (30 Capsule in Strip)
    Alkem Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 0.32/Capsule
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    Rs. 9.55
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  • Nifelat (5mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Cipla Ltd
    Rs. 0.53/Capsule
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    Rs. 5.29
    save 45% more per Capsule
  • Nifedipine (5mg)
    (50 Capsule in Strip)
    Zydus Cadila
    Rs. 0.59/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 29.65
    save 38% more per Capsule
  • Depicor (5mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    Merck Ltd
    Rs. 0.86/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 8.62
    save 10% more per Capsule
  • Nicardia (5mg)
    (10 Capsule in Strip)
    J.B. Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 0.88/Capsule
    Capsule
    Rs. 8.83
    save 8% more per Capsule

INTERACTIONS

Can I take Depin (5mg) during pregnancy?

Studies in animals have shown risk to fetus, however there are no sufficient studies in humans. This drug may be used in pregnant women if benefit outweighs the risk. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Depin (5mg) while breastfeeding/lactation?

Possibly unsafe: Evidence from studies in breastfeeding women show that there is a definite risk of side effects to the breastfed infants. However, use of the drug in breastfeeding women is acceptable in spite of the risk to the infants, if the drug is needed in a life-threatening situation or for a serious disease for which safer drugs cannot be used or are ineffective. Patients should follow the advice of the doctor regarding its use.

Can I take Depin (5mg) with alcohol?

No studies found