It should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Both tablets and capsules should be stored in an airtight container.
Keep nifedipine and all medications out of the reach of children.
What Should I Do If I Miss a Dose of Nifedipine?
If you do not take your dose as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose.
Currently, both brand-name and generic versions of nifedipine are licensed for sale (see Generic Nifedipine).
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