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PROCARDIA®(nifedipine capsules)

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INDICATIONS AND USAGE

I. Vasospastic Angina

PROCARDIA (nifedipine) is indicated for the management of vasospastic angina confirmed by any of the following criteria: 1...

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DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

The dosage of PROCARDIA needed to suppress angina and that can be tolerated by the patient must be established by titration. Excessive doses can result in hypotension.

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CONTRAINDICATIONS

Known hypersensitivity reaction to PROCARDIA.

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WARNINGS

Excessive Hypotension

Although, in most patients, the hypotensive effect of PROCARDIA is modest and well tolerated, occasional patients have had excessive and...

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ADVERSE REACTIONS

In multiple-dose United States and foreign controlled studies in which adverse reactions were reported spontaneously, adverse effects were frequent but generally not serious and rarely required...

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OVERDOSAGE

Experience with nifedipine overdosage is limited. Generally, overdosage with nifedipine leading to pronounced hypotension calls for active cardiovascular support including monitoring of cardiovascular and...

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DESCRIPTION

PROCARDIA® (nifedipine) is an antianginal drug belonging to a class of pharmacological agents, the calcium channel blockers. Nifedipine is 3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dihydro-2,6-...

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CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

PROCARDIA is a calcium ion influx inhibitor (slow-channel blocker or calcium ion antagonist) and inhibits the transmembrane influx of calcium ions into cardiac muscle and smooth muscle. The contractile...

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HOW SUPPLIED

PROCARDIA soft gelatin capsules are supplied in:

Bottles of 100:   10 mg (NDC 0069-2600-66)

The capsules should be protected from light...

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LAB-0178-7.0

July 2016

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