ProcardiaActive Ingredient(s): Nifedipine
FDA Approved: * December 31, 1981
Pharm Company: * PFIZER
Category: Chest Pain (Angina)
Nifedipine (3,5-dimethyl 2,6-dimethyl-4-(2-nitrophenyl)-1,4-dihydropyridine-3,5-dicarboxylate), sold under the brand name Adalat and Procardia, among others, is a calcium channel blocker medication used to manage angina, high blood pressure, Raynaud's phenomenon, and premature labor. It is one of the treatments of choice for Prinzmetal angina. It may be used to treat severe high blood pressure in pregnancy.[2... [wikipedia]* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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