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Nifedical XL

When and How to Take Nifedical XL

Some general considerations for when and how to take the medication include:
  • Nifedical XL comes in tablet form. It is taken by mouth, usually once a day.
  • You can take it with or without food.
  • Because the tablets are extended release, they should not be broken, crushed, or chewed. Be sure to swallow Nifedical XL tablets whole.
  • Nifedical XL should be taken at the same time each day to maintain an even level of the drug in your blood.
  • For the medication to work properly, it must be taken as prescribed. It will not work if you stop taking it.


The dosage your healthcare provider recommends will vary depending on a number of factors, including:
  • The medical condition being treated
  • Other medical conditions you may have
  • Other medications you may currently be taking.
As is always the case, do not adjust your dose unless your healthcare provider specifically instructs you to do so.
(Click Nifedical XL Dosage for more information.)

Side Effects

As with any medicine, there are possible side effects with Nifedical XL. However, not everyone who takes the medication will experience side effects. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. When side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or can easily be treated by you or your healthcare provider. Serious side effects are less common.
Common side effects of Nifedical XL include, but are not limited to:
(Click Nifedical XL Side Effects to learn about specific side effects of Nifedical XL, including some of the more serious side effects that you should report to your healthcare provider. You can also read about other possible side effects by going to:
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