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Procardia

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Procardia




Overdosage
Contraindications

OVERDOSE

Experience with nifedipine overdosage is limited. Generally, overdosage with nifedipine leading to pronounced hypotension calls for active cardiovascular support including monitoring of cardiovascular and respiratory function, elevation of extremities, and judicious use of calcium infusion, pressor agents, and fluids. Clearance of nifedipine would be expected to be prolonged in patients with impaired liver function. Since nifedipine is highly protein bound, dialysis is not likely to be of any benefit; however, plasmapheresis may be beneficial.

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Known hypersensitivity reaction to PROCARDIA.

This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

Last reviewed on RxList: 9/14/2016

Overdosage
Contraindications

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