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Nicardia Retard 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Nicardia Retard 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Nicardia Retard 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Nicardia Retard 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Nicardia Retard 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Nicardia Retard 10mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 42.51
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Nicardia Retard 10 MG Description

Nicardia Retard 10 tablet is a blood pressure reducing medicine. It contains nifedipine as its active ingredient. It is used to treat high blood pressure in adults. While taking this medicine, you sh

uld be cautious of your diet and should also exercise regularly. Nicardia Retard 10 tablet should be taken in the exact dose and duration as directed by the doctor. It can be taken with or without food. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before taking this medicine, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history. Nicardia Retard 10 tablet is not recommended to be used in patients who are less than 18 years old.

Product Summary

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ContainsNifedipine(10.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, constipation, headache
TherapyANTI-HYPERTENSIVE
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Uses of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

Nicardia Retard 10 tablet is used in adult patients to treat high blood pressure.

Contraindications of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

  • If you are allergic to nifedipine or any other ingredients of Nicardia Retard 10 tablet.
  • If you have taken nifedipine before and felt that your heart pain had worsened.
  • If you experience a sudden heart-related chest pain.
  • If you are pregnant or are planning a pregnancy.
  • If you have any kind of heart problem.
  • If you have high blood pressure.
  • If you are taking a medicine called Rifampicin to treat tuberculosis.
  • If you have a Kock pouch (surgical procedure) in your gut.
  • If you suffer from a blood condition called Porphyria.

Side effects of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Swelling of the ankles and legs
  • Dizziness

Precautions and Warnings of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nicardia Retard 10 tablets during pregnancy?
A:
Nicardia Retard 10 tablet should not be used if you are pregnant as there is limited information about its safety. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nicardia Retard 10 tablets while breastfeeding?
A:
Nicardia Retard 10 tablet is not recommended to be used in women who are breastfeeding as components of this medicine are likely to pass into your milk. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Nicardia Retard 10 tablet?
A:
You may experience side effects like dizziness, lightheadedness, drowsiness or blurred vision while taking Nicardia Retard 10 tablet. Thus you need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nicardia Retard 10 tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Nicardia Retard 10 tablet as it may potentially worsen your condition.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You have liver problems.
  • You are on kidney dialysis.
  • You have any problems with your heart.
  • You have diabetes, as the treatment may have to be adjusted.

Mode of Action of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

How Does It Work?

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Directions for Use of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

  • Take Nicardia Retard 10 tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
  • It should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Do not chew or break the pill.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time every day.
  • Do not consume more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Nicardia Retard 10 tablet can affect the action of other medicines or other medicines can alter the action of Nicardia Retard 10 tablet if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, herbals, and supplements you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interactions.
  • This medicine should not be used concomitantly along with Rifampicin (antibiotic).
  • Medicines like erythromycin (antibiotic), ritonavir (used in HIV infection), ketoconazole (used in fungal infection), fluoxetine, nefazodone (used to treat psychiatric illness), cisapride (used to tre...
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  • Medicines like phenytoin, carbamazepine (used to treat fits or epilepsy), phenobarbital (used to treat sleep problems or anxiety) when taken along with this medicine may decrease its effect.
  • Other medicines like vecuronium, mizolastine, tubocurarine, Tacrolimus, Quinidine, Digoxin should be used with caution along with Nicardia Retard 10 tablet.

Interactions with food items

You should avoid having grapefruit while on treatment with Nicardia Retard 10 tablet.

Storage and disposal of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

  • Nicardia Retard 10 tablet should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.

Dosage of Nicardia Retard 10 MG

Overdose

Excess of Nicardia Retard 10 tablet may cause symptoms like nausea, vomiting, sleepiness, dizziness, confusion, lack of energy, skin redness, unconsciousness. If you experience any of the symptoms or ...
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Missed a Dose

In case you've missed any dose of Nicardia Retard 10 tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compen...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can Nicardia Retard 10 tablets be used in children?

A: No, Nicardia Retard 10 tablets should not be used in children and adolescents below 18 years of age as there is limited information about its safety and effectiveness.

Q: What does Nicardia Retard 10 tablet contain?

A: Nicardia Retard 10 tablet contains nifedipine as its main component.

Q: Can I stop taking Nicardia Retard 10 tablet if I start feeling better and my symptoms are gone?

A: No, do not stop taking Nicardia Retard 10 tablets suddenly, as it could worsen your condition of hypertension. Instead, you should consult your doctor and he/she may adjust your dose as per your needs.

Q: What are the complications if my high blood pressure is not under control?

A: Uncontrolled high blood pressure is known to cause serious complications in several body parts. It can cause heart failure, kidney damage, bleeding in the brain and eyes.

Q: What is Nicardia Retard 10 used for?

A: Nicardia Retard 10 tablet is used in adult patients to treat high blood pressure.

Q: How to take Nicardia Retard 10?

  • Take Nicardia Retard 10 tablet as prescribed by your doctor.
  • It should be taken as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • Do not chew or break the pill.
  • It would be best if you take it at a fixed time every day.
  • Do not consume more than the quantity prescribed by your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
NICARDIA RETARD
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/05/2025
Last Updated on: 27 May 2022 | 10:58 PM (IST)

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