Deterioration of heart effectiveness has occasionally been observed with nifedipine. Once contractions cease, nifedipine will be maintained at 60 mg daily in divided doses up to 36 weeks.
Possible side effects of Nifestad include:
Nifestad is used to treat diseases such as: Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure, Hypertensive Emergency, Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Migraine Prevention, Premature Labor, Raynaud's Syndrome.
The dosage should be increased to the highest tolerable level.