Drug: Adalat

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Adalat generically called Nifedipine is a vital drug in the treatment of angina and high blood pressure. The guide provides comprehensive information about Adalat including its advantages, potential side effects as well as patients’ essential information.


What is Adalat?


Adalat is a trade name for Nifedipine which is a calcium channel blocker used to lower blood pressure (hypertension) and prevent chest pain (angina). It helps in improving blood flow by widening of blood vessels hence reducing the workload on heart.


Uses of Adalat


The most common reasons why doctors recommend Adalat are:

  • Hypertension: Helps in lowering blood pressure, reducing the risk of stroke and heart attack.
  • Angina: Prevents angina attacks by improving blood flow to the heart muscles.

Benefits of Adalat


A range of benefits that are useful to individuals with heart illnesses are associated with taking adalat:

  • Fewer episodes of severe chest pain caused by angina;

  • Lowers the chance of cardiovascular diseases resulting from high blood pressure;

  • Better health fitness concerning heart problems.

Potential Side Effects

Apart from benefiting so many people, some users experience side effects after using Adalat. Common include:

  • Cephalalgia

  • Giddiness

  • Blushing

  • Edema (Swelling of ankle or feet)

In extremely rare cases, severe side effects may occur such as anaphylactic reactions, worsening of angina pectoris or significant hypotension. If there are any serious or continuing side effects, a medical professional should be consulted.


How to Use Adalat


Adalat is generally taken orally, either with or without food and as advised by the doctor. The dosage depends on the patient’s response to treatment and medical condition. Regular administration of this medication will make it work more effectively for you.


Precautions and Interactions


Prior to starting Adalat treatment patients must inform their doctors about allergies, their past medical history as well as all medications they are currently using including prescription drugs, over-the-counter products and herbal supplements in order to prevent interaction.




The life-threatening diseases hypertension and angina can be managed by use of adalat. Patients who have learned its applications; positive effects and possible negative consequences can include it into their therapy. Always get personalized advice from healthcare professionals to ascertain safety with regard to your specific health situation.

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