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*  Felodipine
... nifedipine 7, amlodipine 5, and verapamil 0.2. Felodipine is a member of the 1,4-dihydropyridine class of calcium channel ... the drug entered a very crowded market the included the other calcium channel blockers nifedipine, verapamil, nicardipine, and ...
*  Calcium channel opener
An example is Bay K8644, which is an analogue of nifedipine that specifically and directly activates L-type voltage-dependent ...
*  Nifedipine
Topical nifedipine has been shown to be as effective as topical nitrates for anal fissures. Nifedipine is also used in high- ... Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker. Although nifedipine and other dihydropyridines are commonly regarded as specific to ... Nifedipine was discovered in 1969 and approved for use in the United States in 1981. It is on the World Health Organization's ... Nifedipine rapidly lowers blood pressure, and patients are commonly warned they may feel dizzy or faint after taking the first ...
*  DMOZ - Health: Pharmacy: Drugs and Medications: N: Nifedipine
Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of hypertension. ... Nifedipine is a calcium channel blocker used in the treatment of hypertension. ...
*  List of drugs: Ni
... nifedipine (INN) Nifehexal (Hexal Australia) [Au]. Redirects to nifedipine. nifekalant (INN) nifenalol (INN) nifenazone (INN) ...
*  Mastocytosis
included a patient with symptomatic urticaria pigmentosa who responded to nifedipine. However, nifedipine has not been approved ... At least one clinical study suggested nifedipine, one of the dihydropyridines, may reduce mast cell degranulation in patients ... Fairley JA, Pentland AP, Voorhees JJ (1984). "Urticaria pigmentosa responsive to nifedipine". J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 11 (4 Pt 2 ...
*  Urticaria pigmentosa
However, nifedipine has never been approved by the FDA for treatment of urticaria pigmentosa. Another mast cell stabilizer ... At least one clinical study suggested that nifedipine, a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure, may reduce ... included a patient with symptomatic urticaria pigmentosa who responded to nifedipine at dose of 10 mg po tid. ... "Urticaria pigmentosa responsive to nifedipine". J. Am. Acad. Dermatol. 11 (4 Pt 2): 740-3. doi:10.1016/S0190-9622(84)70233-7. ...
*  Childbirth
Kupferminc, M.; Lessing, J. B.; Yaron, Y.; Peyser, M. R. (1993). "Nifedipine versus ritodrine for suppression of preterm labour ...
*  Calcium gluconate
Yui-Ming Lam; Hung-Fat Tse; Chu-Pak Lau (April 2001). "Continuous Calcium Chloride Infusion for Massive Nifedipine Overdose". ...
*  High-altitude pulmonary edema
October 1991). "Prevention of high-altitude pulmonary edema by nifedipine". The New England Journal of Medicine. 325 (18): 1284 ... The standard drug treatments for which there is strong clinical evidence are dexamethasone and nifedipine. Phosphodiesterase ...
*  Gingival enlargement
The dihydropyridine derivative isradipidine can replace nifedipine for some uses of calcium channel blocking and does not ... Westbrook, P (1997). "Regression of nifedipine-induced gingival hyperplasia following switch to a same class calcium channel ... Butler RT, Kalkwarf KL (1987). "Drug-induced gingival hyperplasia: phenytoin, cyclosporine, and nifedipine". JADA (114): 56. ... antihypertensives such as nifedipine, amlodipine, and verapamil). The dihydropyridine derivative isradipidine can replace ...
*  Chilblains
Nifedipine, a vasodilator may help in more severe or recurrent cases. Vasodilation helps reduce pain, facilitate healing and ... nifedipine in chilblains: A clinical trial". Indian Journal of Dermatology, Venereology, and Leprology. 69 (3): 209-11. PMID ... Rustin, M.H.A.; Newton, Julia A.; Smith, N.P.; Dowd, Pauline M. (2006). "The treatment of chilblains with nifedipine: the ...
*  Nicardipine
... also has a longer half-life than nifedipine. Nicardipine was approved by the FDA in December 1988. The patent for ... Its mechanism of action and clinical effects closely resemble those of nifedipine and the other dihydropyridines (amlodipine, ...
*  Terbutaline
"Nifedipine versus terbutaline for tocolysis in external cephalic version". Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 102 (3): 263-6. doi:10.1016/j ...
*  Nafcillin
JAMA Lang CC, Jamal SK, Mohamed Z, Mustafa MR, Mustafa AM, Lee TC (June 2003). "Evidence of an interaction between nifedipine ... Several drugs with a narrow therapeutic window, such as warfarin and nifedipine, are metabolized by CYP2C9. Nafcillin contains ...
*  Atosiban
Nifedipine may be associated with a longer postponement of delivery. A randomised controlled study (de Heus R. et al., 2009) ... A total of 68.3% of women in the atosiban group remained undelivered at 7 days or more, compared with 64.7% in the nifedipine ... Salim R, Garmi G, Nachum Z, Zafran N, Baram S, Shalev E. Nifedipine compared with atosiban for treating preterm labor: a ... Saleh, SS; Al-Ramahi, MQ; Al Kazaleh, FA (Jan 2013). "Atosiban and nifedipine in the suppression of pre-term labour: a ...
*  Hypertensive encephalopathy
Both sublingual nifedipine and sublingual captopril can substantially lower the BP within 10 to 30 minutes in many patients. A ... Grossman E, Messerli FH, Grodzicki T, Kowey P. Should a moratorium be placed on sublingual nifedipine capsules given for ... Comparison of sublingual captopril and nifedipine in immediate treatment of hypertensive emergencies. A randomized, single- ... more rapid response is seen when liquid nifedipine is swallowed. The major risk with oral agents is ischemic symptoms (e.g., ...
*  Antianginal
Nifedipine is more a potent vasodilator and more effective in angina. It is in the class of dihydropyridines and does not ... Examples include Class I agents (e.g., verapamil), Class II agents (e.g., amlodipine, nifedipine), or the Class III agent ...
*  Hypertensive urgency
Sublingual nifedipine is contraindicated in hypertensive urgencies and should not be used. Acute administration of drugs should ...
*  HELLP syndrome
In mild cases, corticosteroids and antihypertensives (labetalol, hydralazine, nifedipine) may be sufficient. Intravenous fluids ...
*  Iberiotoxin
Patients with hypertension on admission are given a single dose of 5 mg sublingual nifedipine and oral prazosin. The blood ... pressure in patients with hypertension is controlled with sublingual nifedipine alone. Patients with pulmonary oedema are ...
*  Pre-eclampsia
Labetolol, Hydralazine and Nifedipine are commonly used antihypertensive agents for hypertension in pregnancy. ACE inhibitors ...
*  CYP2C9
Noncompetitive inhibitors of CYP2C9 include nifedipine, phenethyl isothiocyanate, medroxyprogesterone acetate and 6- ...
*  Anil Pareek
Combination of Atenolol and Nifedipine, Alprazolam, and Midazolam. He has helped in outsourcing of several products like ...
*  Congenital hyperinsulinism
Nifedipine is effective only in a minority, and dose is often limited by hypotension. Pancreatectomy (removal of a portion or ... feeding with formula through a nasogastric tube or gastrostomy Dextrose Glucocorticoid Diazoxide Octreotide Glucagon Nifedipine ...