Nifediac Drug Interactions
When medicines such as beta blockers or digoxin are taken with Nifediac CC, drug interactions can potentially occur. Some of these interactions may increase or decrease the drug levels in your blood. As a result, you may experience unwanted side effects (such as low blood pressure, bleeding, and congestive heart failure) or the medication may not be as effective. To avoid these problems, be sure to talk to your healthcare provider about any drug interactions that may apply to you.
An Overview of Nifediac Drug InteractionsNifediac CC® (nifedipine) can potentially interact with a number of other medicines. Some of these medicines that may lead to Nifediac CC drug interactions include:
- Certain antibiotics or antifungals, including:
o Erythromycin (Ery-Tab®)o Isoniazid (Nydrazid®)o Itraconazole (Sporanox®)o Ketoconazole (Neoral®)o Miconazoleo Quinupristin and dalfopristin (Synercid®)o Telithromycin (Ketek®)
- Beta blockers, such as:
- Cimetidine (Tagamet®)
- Digoxin (Digitek®, Lanoxin®)
- Grapefruit juice
- Nefazodone (Serzone®)
- Protease inhibitors, such as:
- Rifamycin derivatives, such as rifabutin (Mycobutin®), rifampin (Rifadin®), or rifapentine (Priftin®)
- Certain seizure medications, such as phenytoin (Dilantin®), phenobarbital (Luminal®), or carbamazepine (Tegretol®, Tegretol XR®)
- St. John's wort
- Tacrolimus (Prograf®)
- Warfarin (Coumadin®, Jantoven®).