- Amlodipine Besilate–Olmesartan Medoxomil
- Bisoprolol Fumarate
- Isosorbide Dinitrate
- Isosorbide Dinitrate–Hydralazine
- Isosorbide Mononitrate
- Perindopril Erbumine
- Power Pill "C"
- 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 Afeditab* used for?
Generic for Afeditab* (Nifedipine) is a calcium-channel blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure as well as chest pain caused by angina. Kidney problems, heart attacks and strokes can be prevented by lowering high blood pressure. Generic for Afeditab* works by relaxing the blood vessels and thus improves the blood flow. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Afeditab*?
The dosage of Generic for Afeditab* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label. The following dosage information includes the common dose of Generic for Afeditab*. If your dose is different, do not follow the dosage described below unless your physician has approved.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Afeditab*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic 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 Afeditab*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Afeditab*, seek medical attention immediately. Some of the overdose symptoms of this drug are low blood pressure, shortness of breath, arrhythmia, fainting, and weakness.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Afeditab*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Afeditab*.
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 Afeditab*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Afeditab* can interact with other heart medications, beta blockers, alpha blockers, HIV protease inhibitors, barbiturates, macrolide antibiotics, azole antifungals, diuretics, and anti-seizure medicines.
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 Afeditab*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Afeditab* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Afeditab* 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 Afeditab* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Afeditab* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
The common side effects of Generic for Afeditab* are flushing, nausea, constipation, swelling, headache, heartburn, dizziness, and weakness. Some of the serious side effects of this drug are chest pain, very low blood pressure, difficulty breathing, severe allergic reactions, and irregular heartbeats. 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 Afeditab*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Afeditab*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Afeditab* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Afeditab*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Afeditab*?
How will Generic for Afeditab* work in my body?
How should Generic for Afeditab* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Afeditab* 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. Before taking Generic for Afeditab*, inform your doctor if you have heart problems, low blood pressure, and liver or kidney disease. Also, tell your healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding, pregnant or trying to get pregnant. As Nifedipine may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, caution needs to be exercised while driving or operating machinery. Store the medicine at room temperature between 15 and 25 degrees centigrade.