ADALAT RETARD 20mg | NIFEDIPINE 20mg – 60 TABLETS
Nifedipine is used in the management of hypertension, angina pectoris; and in the treatment of Raynaud’s syndrome among other numerous non-vascular disorders. For hypertension in Kenya a long-acting preparation called ADALAT of nifedipine may be given in doses of 10 to 40 mg twice daily, or ADALAT Retard 20mg to 90 mg once daily, depending on the preparation used.
The most common side effects of ADALAT diminish on continued therapy and are associated with its vasodilator action. They include flushing, dizziness, headache, peripheral oedema, hypotension, tachycardia, and palpitations