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Sular Patient Information including If I Miss a Dose
In this Article
- What is nisoldipine (Sular)?
- What are the possible side effects of nisoldipine (Sular)?
- What is the most important information I should know about nisoldipine (Sular)?
- What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking nisoldipine (Sular)?
- How should I take nisoldipine (Sular)?
- What happens if I miss a dose (Sular)?
- What happens if I overdose (Sular)?
- What should I avoid while taking nisoldipine (Sular)?
- What other drugs will affect nisoldipine (Sular)?
- Where can I get more information?
What happens if I miss a dose (Sular)?
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take the medicine at the next regularly scheduled time. Do not take extra medicine to make up the missed dose.
What happens if I overdose (Sular)?
Seek emergency medical attention if you think you have used too much of this medicine.
Overdose symptoms may include dizziness or fainting.
What should I avoid while taking nisoldipine (Sular)?
Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice when you take nisoldipine.
What other drugs will affect nisoldipine (Sular)?
Tell your doctor about all other medications you use, especially:
- other blood pressure medications;
- armodafanil (Nuvigil) or modafanil (Progivil);
- cimetidine (Tagamet);
- conivaptan (Vaprisol);
- dexamethasone (Decadron, Hexadrol);
- an antibiotic such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), erythromycin (E.E.S., EryPed, Ery-Tab, Erythrocin), griseofulvin (Fulvicin, Grifulvin, Grisactin), telithromycin (Ketek), or troleandomycin (Tao);
- an antifungal medication such as clotrimazole (Mycelex Troche), itraconazole (Sporanox), ketoconazole (Nizoral), or voriconazole (Vfend);
- rifabutin (Mycobutin), rifampin (Rifadin, Rifater, Rifamate), or rifapentine (Priftin);
- St. John's wort;
- an antidepressant such as nefazodone, paroxetine (Paxil), or sertraline (Zoloft);
- a barbiturate such as amobarbital (Amytal), butabarbital (Butisol), mephobarbital (Mebaral), secobarbital (Seconal), or phenobarbital (Luminal, Solfoton);
- HIV medication such as atazanavir (Reyataz), delavirdine (Rescriptor), efavirenz (Sustiva), etravirine (Intelence), indinavir (Crixivan), nelfinavir (Viracept), nevirapine (Viramune), ritonavir (Norvir, Kaletra), or saquinavir (Invirase); or
- seizure medication such as carbamazepine (Carbatrol, Tegretol), felbamate (Felbatol), oxcarbazepine (Trileptal), or phenytoin (Dilantin), or primidone (Mysoline).
This list is not complete and there may be other drugs that can interact with nisoldipine. Tell your doctor about all your prescription and over-the-counter medications, vitamins, minerals, herbal products, and drugs prescribed by other doctors. Do not start a new medication without telling your doctor. Keep a list with you of all the medicines you use and show this list to any doctor or other healthcare provider who treats you.
Where can I get more information?
Your pharmacist can provide more information about nisoldipine.
Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.
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Additional Sular Information
- Sular Drug Interactions Center: nisoldipine oral
- Sular Side Effects Center
- Sular Overview including Precautions
- Sular FDA Approved Prescribing Information including Dosage
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