ADD THIS DRUG TO MY LIST

Select the drug indication to add to your list

ADALAT CC
Hypertension
Compare To Related Drugs
View/Edit/Compare Drugs In My List

Only 4 drugs may be compared at once

Drug Name:

ADALAT CC Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Nifedipine 30mg, 60mg, 90mg; ext rel tabs.

Company:
Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals Inc.

e-Prescribe this drug via Surescripts


Therapeutic Use:

Product Resources »
  • Product Information
  • Coupons, Samples & Vouchers
  • Patient Education and Assistance

Indications for ADALAT CC:

Hypertension.

Adult Dose for ADALAT CC:

Swallow whole on empty stomach. Initially 30mg once daily. Usual maintenance: 30–60mg once daily. Titrate over 7–14 days; max 90mg/day.

Children's Dose for ADALAT CC:

Not recommended.

Pharmacological Class:

Calcium channel blocker (dihydropyridine).

Warnings/Precautions:

Aortic stenosis. Angina. Severe obstructive coronary artery disease. Heart failure. Surgery. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers: not recommended.

Interactions:

Potentiates antihypertensives, digoxin, tacrolimus. Angina and heart failure possible with β-blockers. Potentiated by cimetidine, doxazosin, ketoconazole, valproic acid, grapefruit juice, other CYP3A4 inhibitors. Antagonized by rifampin, phenytoin, carbamazepine, St. John's wort, other CYP3A4 inducers. Monitor oral anticoagulants, quinidine. Hypotension possible with fentanyl.

Adverse Reactions:

Peripheral edema, headache, flushing, dizziness, fatigue, constipation, muscle cramps, rash; exacerbation of angina, heart failure (rare).

How Supplied:

Tabs—100


Sign Up for Free e-newsletters

Enter Our April Contest

Start the contest today

Regimen and Drug Listings

GET FULL LISTINGS OF TREATMENT Regimens and Drug INFORMATION

Bone Cancer Regimens Drugs
Brain Cancer Regimens Drugs
Breast Cancer Regimens Drugs
Endocrine Cancer Regimens Drugs
Gastrointestinal Cancer Regimens Drugs
Genitourinary Cancer Regimens Drugs
Gynecologic Cancer Regimens Drugs
Head and Neck Cancer Regimens Drugs
Hematologic Cancer Regimens Drugs
Lung Cancer Regimens Drugs
Other Cancers Regimens
Rare Cancers Regimens
Skin Cancer Regimens Drugs