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Nifedipine

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RateADrug users have reported 16 Nifedipine side effects and 2 Nifedipine benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Nifedipine, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 16.7% 16.7% 50% 16.7% 0%
Balance/Equilibrium 16.7% 0% 83.3% 0% 0%
Blood Pressure 16.7% 16.7% 33.3% 16.7% 16.7%
Breathing 16.7% 0% 66.7% 16.7% 0%
Confidence 16.7% 16.7% 66.7% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 16.7% 16.7% 66.7% 0% 0%
Digestion 16.7% 16.7% 50% 0% 16.7%
Emotional Well-being 16.7% 33.3% 50% 0% 0%
Energy 16.7% 50% 16.7% 0% 16.7%
Eyesight 16.7% 0% 83.3% 0% 0%
Memory 16.7% 16.7% 66.7% 0% 0%
Mental Clarity 16.7% 16.7% 66.7% 0% 0%
Pain 16.7% 16.7% 66.7% 0% 0%
Patience 16.7% 16.7% 50% 16.7% 0%
Sexual Health 16.7% 0% 66.7% 16.7% 0%
Skin Complexion 16.7% 0% 66.7% 16.7% 0%
Sleep 16.7% 33.3% 50% 0% 0%
Stress Level 16.7% 16.7% 66.7% 0% 0%
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Commonly Reported Nifedipine Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anxiety 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Constipation 0% 0% 50% 0% 50%
Depression 50% 16.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7%
Dizziness 50% 0% 16.7% 16.7% 16.7%
Drowsiness 50% 0% 33.3% 0% 16.7%
Fatigue 33.3% 16.7% 16.7% 0% 33.3%
Fever 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Headache 33.3% 16.7% 16.7% 0% 33.3%
Insomnia 66.7% 0% 16.7% 0% 16.7%
Irregular Heartbeat 50% 25% 25% 0% 0%
Muscle Cramping 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Nausea 50% 25% 0% 0% 25%
Sexual Dysfunction 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Skin Rash 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Stomach Ache 75% 0% 0% 25% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Nifedipine Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abdominal Pain 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 50% 25% 25% 0% 0%
Constipation 0% 0% 0% 100% 0%
Elevated Blood Sugar 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Gout 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Heartburn 75% 0% 0% 0% 25%
Irregular Heartbeat 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Kidney Damage 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 75% 0% 0% 25% 0%
Reduced Libido 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Sexual Dysfunction 50% 0% 0% 0% 50%
Stuffy Nose 75% 0% 0% 25% 0%
Swelling around the Eyes 75% 0% 0% 0% 25%
Swelling of Extremities 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Nifedipine
Since taking Nifedipine Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Auto Accident 8.3%
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User Comments about Nifedipine
04 Dec 2011 The constipation and change of appetite was un tolerable. I was taking pain killers for another problem and had to then sit really in pain due to extreme constipation, belly, abdomen, anus pain. I have had a rough year, worsened by this. With this side effect, your digestive system is changed drastically and I can no longer eat what I want when I want as it can be too rich and cause dia or constipation, whereas before I had never had any problems. :( I now have a fat belly that I have never had before and go long periods of time without feeling the need to eat since taking these pills.
   —Posted by Scottish Woman
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04 May 2010 Nifedipine is the best of a bad situation. I do not like taking medication - I'm very susceptible to the side effects. However once I increase my water intake, I realise I am not easily affected by the side effects
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