People who take too much of this medication may have overdose symptoms that could include:
- Nausea or vomiting
- Swelling or water retention (edema)
- Low blood pressure (hypotension)
- Loss of consciousness
- An irregular heart rhythm (arrhythmia)
- Fluid in the lungs.
If you happen to overdose, seek immediate medical attention.
(Click Nifedipine Overdose for more information.)
The medication should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat. Nifedical XL tablets should be stored in an airtight container.
Keep Nifedical XL and all medications out of the reach of children.
If you do not take your dose as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular schedule. Do not take a double dose of Nifedical XL.
Nifedical XL tablets are available in three strengths:
- Nifedical XL 30 mg tablets
- Nifedical XL 60 mg tablets.
Currently, both brand-name and generic Nifedical XL are available. In fact, Nifedical XL is actually a generic version of another medication, Procardia XL.
(Click Generic Procardia XL for more information.)