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Nifedipine
Essential medicine status
General description

INN
Nifedipine
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1987 (TRS 770) for Angina pectoris
Added in 1987 (TRS 770) for Essential hypertension
Removed in 1993 (TRS 850) for Angina pectoris
Removed in 2005 (TRS 933) for Essential hypertension
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Antioxytocics (tocolytics)
  • Oral > Solid: 10 mg (immediate-release)
Section
Antianginal medicines
  • Oral > Solid: 10 mg
Indications
Section
Antihypertensive medicines
  • Oral > Solid: 10 mg tablet; sustained-release formulations