- Amlodipine Besilate–Olmesartan Medoxomil
- Bisoprolol Fumarate
- Isosorbide Dinitrate
- Isosorbide Mononitrate
- Perindopril Erbumine
- Tadalafil Xtenda
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Fortipine* used for?
Generic for Fortipine* (Nifedipine) is used to treat angina, high blood pressure, and abnormal heart rhythms. It belongs to a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It blocks the flow of calcium into the muscle cells of the arteries, which relaxes them. This lowers the blood pressure and improves supply of the blood and oxygen to the heart, thus preventing angina attacks. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Fortipine*?
The dosage of Generic for Fortipine* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Fortipine*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Fortipine*medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Fortipine*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Fortipine*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Fortipine*?
- St John's wort
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Fortipine*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Fortipine*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Fortipine* can interact with azole antifungals, beta-blockers, benzodiazepines, barbiturates, and cardiovascular drugs. Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice unless instructed by your doctor.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Fortipine*?
"Like other medicines, Generic for Fortipine* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Fortipine* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately. It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Fortipine* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Fortipine* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible. "
Generic for Fortipine* can cause side effects such as flushing, dizziness, weakness, constipation, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and headache. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Fortipine*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Fortipine*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Fortipine* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Fortipine*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Fortipine*?
How will Generic for Fortipine* work in my body?
How should Generic for Fortipine* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Fortipine* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Fortipine* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.
Generic for Fortipine* should be used with caution in people with diabetes or very low blood pressure, and elderly people. This medicine is not recommended during pregnancy and breast-feeding.