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About Adalat CC Tablets

Adalat CC Tablets is used as a calcium channel blocker that affects the amount of calcium that is found in your muscle cells and heart. Although it is not a cure, Adalat CC Tablets has been used to reduce attacks of chest pain and treating high blood pressure.

Your Prescribing Doctor Must Know

Tell your physician if you have experienced any of these conditions for Adalat CC Tablets:
  • Heart problems, low blood pressure, slow or irregular heartbeat
  • Liver disease
  • Difficulty swallowing
  • Over 65 years old
  • Pregnant or trying to get pregnant
  • Previous heart attack
  • An unusual or abnormal reaction to nifedipine, other medicines, foods, dyes or preservatives

If you are pregnant, breast feeding or currently trying to become pregnant, make sure your doctor is aware of your maternal condition; as Adalat CC Tablets may not be recommended for certain situations.

Administering Adalat CC Tablets

It is important that you leave regular intervals between every dose of medication. Doing so will help the efficiency of this drug. Every prescription comes with instructions on the reverse side of each bottle or packaging. It is important that you follow the written instructions carefully as not all of them are identical.

Adalat CC Tablets capsules should be taken orally with a glass of water. Remember, when taking Adalat CC Tablets or any prescription drug to always follow the label closely. Be sure to space your doses evenly and do not take more than directed.

Adalat CC Tablets should only be taken as instructed by a professional physician. Be sure to remember not to stop taking this medicine without consulting your physician first about how to stop safely. If you are researching this medication for your child, keep in mind that children often have special dosage instructions. Ask your physician about these differences prior to starting this medication if this is the case.

What if I Miss a Dose of Adalat CC Tablets

In the event that a dose of Adalat CC Tablets was missed, take one as soon as you can. But if your next scheduled dose is near, wait until that next dose is due and just skip the one you’ve already missed.

Caution: You should NEVER take double or extra doses of Adalat CC Tablets. Always ask your physician further about missed doses, as he may have special instructions.

Conflicting Medications

Always consult the doctor who prescribed Adalat CC Tablets to you; as this is only a partial interacting medicines list:
  • Calcium salts
  • Warfarin
  • Hawthorn
  • Fentanyl
  • Medicines to control heart rhythm
  • Phenytoin
  • Alcohol
  • Cimetidine
  • Water pills
  • Sulfinpyrazone
  • Grapefruit juice
  • Ranitidine
  • Female hormones, including contraceptive or birth control pills
  • Rifampin
  • Medicines for high blood pressure
  • Aspirin and aspirin like medicines
  • Anti-inflammatory drugs
  • Beta blockers, often used for high blood pressure or heart problems
It is important that your physician knows if you are currently taking any medications along with Adalat CC Tablets; as there may be conflicting interaction. Let your physician know if you:
  • Are a smoker
  • Use any other legal or illegal drugs or substances
  • Consume alcohol or caffeine on a regular basis

All of the activities listed above could affect the results you see from taking Adalat CC Tablets.

Adalat CC Tablets Common side effects

The following are side effects known to be common of Adalat CC Tablets and they are experienced by users. These are common, side effects but if you feel uneasy or they persist do not hesitate to contact your physician.

  • Facial flushing
  • Headache
  • Weakness or fatigue

None of the above listed side effects require immediate medical attention. If you continue to experience these Common side effects for a few days, consult your prescribing physician for more advice. It is very important that you do not try to treat these symptoms on your own. Note: that elderly patients have a higher likelihood of experiencing side effects.

Adalat CC Tablets Least Common side effects

The following side effects are rare and should not be taken lightly. If you experience any of these less common side effects from taking Adalat CC Tablets consult your healthcare professional immediately. The following are less common side effects associated with Adalat CC Tablets:

  • Skin rash
  • Dizziness
  • Blood in the urine
  • Fainting spells, lightheadedness
  • Swelling of the ankles or legs
  • Difficulty breathing
  • Redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth
  • Reduced amount of urine passed
  • Fast heartbeat, palpitations, irregular heartbeat, chest pain

It is important that you contact your physician right away if you've experienced any of the Less Common side effects listed above.

Adalat CC Tablets Precautions

You should receive physical checkups on a regular basis; especially while taking prescription medicines. This is an easy way to monitor your progress and ensure your physical health as well. Your body may build up a dependency on Adalat CC Tablets and you may experience dizziness or drowsiness up to a few days after you stop taking this medication.

Patients are advised not to operate heavy machinery or automobiles until the full effect of Adalat CC Tablets is known. Do not consume alcohol while taking Adalat CC Tablets. Make sure your doctor is aware of upcoming surgeries you may have scheduled; or will be scheduling while taking this medication.

Contact your doctor for professional advice if you experience a cold, coughs or allergies. You should not try to treat yourself for such symptoms. Some ingredients found in other medications may have conflicting affects while taking Adalat CC Tablets and may affect desired results. Adalat CC Tablets cannot be given to any person without a prescription. Sharing Adalat CC Tablets is against the law.

How To Store Adalat CC Tablets

The following is general storage information for Adalat CC Tablets:

  • It is important that you store Adalat CC Tablets at temperatures between 59 and 86 degrees Fahrenheit.
  • Make sure Adalat CC Tablets is kept away from direct sunlight and moisture.
  • Be sure to store Adalat CC Tablets out of reach of any pets or small children; in a small childproof container.
  • Dispose of any expired or unused Adalat CC Tablets properly.

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Conditions of USE: The prescription drug information on this database is to be used for instructional purposes only; it is not intended to substitute for the knowledge of a healthcare professional. Please consult a physician before and while you are taking Adalat CC Tablets. If you experience any other side effects while taking Adalat CC Tablets please consult an experienced professional. This database does not contain all the information regarding Adalat CC Tablets nor is it intended to cover all possible directions, side effects, and uses. If you need more information regarding Adalat CC Tablets, contact your physician or any other healthcare provider.

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