Nifedipine Warnings and Precautions

Who Should Not Take Nifedipine?

You should not take nifedipine if you are:
 
  • Allergic to nifedipine, Procardia, or any inactive components used to make nifedipine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.

 

  • Taking rifampin, a medication that may make Adalat CC much less effective.
     
  • In cardiogenic shock (a state in which the heart is unable to supply enough blood to the rest of the body).
      

Nifedipine Warnings and Precautions: Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which nifedipine should not be taken, along with several precautions and warnings people should be aware of before taking the drug. However, it is possible that not all of the warnings or precautions for nifedipine were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific nifedipine warnings and precautions that may apply to you.
 
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