Nicardia Retard 20 mg Tablet

Dosage Form


Active Ingredients



High blood pressure, Chest pain (Angina)


J. B. Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd


15 tablets in 1 strip


Nifedipine (20mg)

Pack Size PricePrice/UnitQuantity
60 Tablet/s $17.00 $0.28 /Piece
90 Tablet/s $24.00 $0.27 /Piece
120 Tablet/s $31.00 $0.26 /Piece
Dosage Form


Active Ingredients



High blood pressure, Chest pain (Angina)


J. B. Chemicals & Pharmaceuticals Ltd


15 tablets in 1 strip


Nifedipine (20mg)









Nicardia Retard 20 mg (Nifedipine 20 mg Tablets)

Nifedipine 20 mg (Nicardia Retard 20 mg Tablets), Nifedipine is known as a calcium channel blocker drug which dilates blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to pump blood and lower its workload. Nifedipine 20 mg is used to treat hypertension (High Blood pressure) and angina (Chest Pain).  Know About what is Nifedipine, how it works, uses, Nifedipine Side Effects, Dosage, Reviews, Substitute, and Price.

What is Nifedipine (Nicardia Retard 20 mg)?

Nifedipine 20 mg Tablet belongs to a medicine group which effectively slows down the calcium activity in the blood vessels of the body. It helps to reduce high blood pressure, thus reducing the chances of future heart attack and stroke. Nifedipine 20 mg is sold under various trade names, some of which are Procardia, Myogard (made by UPM), Nicardia (made by Unique), Nifelat (made by Cipla), and Depin Chrono (made by Bayer Healthcare).

What is Nifedipine 20 mg used for?

Nifedipine 20 mg Tablet mostly use to Hypertension and Angina Pectoris.

Hypertension:  Used in the treatment of hypertension, which is an increase in the blood pressure caused by genetic and environmental factors?

Angina Pectoris: It is a situation marked by severe pain in the chest, often spreading to the shoulders, arms, and neck, and occurs due to an inadequate supply of blood to the heart. This leads to the rest of the blood vessels and thus brings more blood to the heart, which helps in decreasing the symptoms of angina pectoris.

How Does Nifedipine 20 mg Work?

Nifedipine 20 mg blocks the slow calcium channel, stopping the flow of calcium ion into the cell. It produces peripheral and coronary vasodilatation, lower down after load, peripheral resistance, and BP. It raises the level of coronary blood flow and results in reflex tachycardia. It affects a bit or negligible on cardiac conduction and rarely displays harmful isotropic activities.

How to Take Nifedipine 20 mg Tablets?

Take this Tablet in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. You must swallow the whole Tablet with one glass full of water. Do not crush or chew it. Swallow it as a whole. A single dose can be taken once in a day, or split dose can be taken twice a day. It can be taken with or without food a day. It is best to take it at the same time daily because it shows the best results and helps when to take medicine.

Nifedipine 20 mg Side Effects:

All medications have their side effects, sometimes they are serious, but most of the times they are not. Common side effects are mentioned below:








 Blurred vision



Abnormal ejaculation

Trouble sleeping

Dosage of Nifedipine 20 mg Tablet:

Miss Dose:

For effective results, you should take all the medicines at the same time as prescribed. Missing even a single dose of Nicardia Tablet Retard can be harmful to your health. However, if you miss a dose of Nifedipine, then take it instantly, but avoid the use when the next scheduled dose is near.


In case of an overdose of Nifedipine Tablet, seek emergency medication because it can cause severe dizziness, pounding heartbeats, nausea, vomiting, or feeling like you might pass out.

Precaution of Nicardia Retard 20 mg Tablet:

Before taking this medicine, inform your physician if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.

Consumption of alcohol may increase stomach problems.

Nicardia Retard 20 mg medicine is not suggested for use during pregnancy unless necessary.

Keep a complete record of all the medicines you are taking along with this medicine.

Before having surgery, tell your doctor that you are taking this medication.

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary.

 To reduce dizziness and light-headedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position

Do not share your medications with others.

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  1. Bret Adams

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    I have found this medicine very helpful. There was an adjustment period with headaches and dizziness. But it did get better, and the improvements are well worth it.

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