Adalat helps to relax and widen the blood vessels, making it easy for the heart to pump without excessive pressure. Due to this, it helps cure hypertension and angina.
Follow the instructions of your doctor before you start your dosage of Adalat. Stick to the prescribed dosage and never consume an overdose, or for a prolonged period without proper medical advice. At times, the doctor may modify the dosage according to the results. Adalat should be consumed on an empty stomach. It should be swallowed whole. Crushing, chewing, or breaking the tablet will release excessive drug immediately, which may lead to a side effect or a reaction. Never discontinue medication even if you feel better, as sudden withdrawal may aggravate the situation. Often doctors suggest taking blood pressure medicines for a lifetime. Check your blood pressure regularly, and in case your doctor recommends for some other tests as per the advice.
Never take an overdose or a double dose in case you skip a dosage accidentally. Follow the instructions of your doctor regarding dosage and duration of the medication.
Adalat should be stored at room temperature, between 59 and 86 degrees F, away from the reach of children and pets. Keep away from heat, moisture, and light. Never store in the bathroom.
As the active ingredient in Adalat is Nifedipine, you should inform your doctor if you are allergic to it. Also, take a look at all the ingredients before you start the medication. Inform your doctor about your medical history before you start medication. Pregnant and lactating women, people suffering from allergies, kidney, liver or heart disorders, or those recovering from recent surgery or undergoing
any other treatment or diet need to inform the doctor of their medical history before consuming Adalat. As certain medicines interact with Adalat, tell your doctor of all the medications that you are taking.
Never drive or undertake any risky activity after medication. Follow proper dental hygiene. It is not suitable for children and pregnant women. Elders need to be cautious about the side effects, as they are more prone to it.
Consuming Adalat can trigger dizzy spells of bouts of lightheadedness. In case you consume alcohol or other medicines, then the conditions may worsen. At times, it may trigger skin irritation, breathlessness, swelling of the face, irregular heartbeat, numbness, yellowing of the skin, nausea, insomnia, pain, and cramps in the joints, frequent urination and other similar symptoms. Immediately discontinue the medication and get in touch with your doctor in case any of the side effects are manifested.