Corinfar retard Composition:
active ingredient: nifedipine; 1 tablet contains nifedipine 20 mg;
excipients: lactose monohydrate, potato starch, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, magnesium stearate, hypromelose, macrogol 6000, macrogol 35000, quinoline yellow (E 104), titanium dioxide (E 171), talc.
– Chronic stable angina;
– Vasospastic stenocardia (Prinzmetal angina, variant angina);
– Essential hypertension.
– Hypersensitivity to nifedipine or to any other component of the product;
– Cardiogenic shock;
– Receiving concomitant rifampicin (because of inability to achieve effective levels of nifedipine in blood plasma due to enzyme induction);
– Unstable angina;
– Acute myocardial infarction (during the first 4 weeks);
– A high degree of aortic stenosis;
– Ileostoma or colostomy.
Dosage & Administration
Dosage should be determined individually, taking into account the severity of the disease and the patient’s response to treatment used.
The recommended dose for all indications – one pill 2 times per day. If necessary, the dose may be increased to 40 mg of nifedipine 2 times a day.
Depending on the individual clinical picture of the recommended dose should be increased gradually.
Patients with hepatic impairment require constant supervision may be necessary to reduce the dose.
Patients with severe cerebrovascular disease should receive low doses.
Tablets Corinfar retard should be swallowed without chewing, after meals, drinking plenty of fluids (except grapefruit juice), preferably in the morning and evening at the same time. Eating together with the pill leads to slower, but no decrease absorption.
Therapy using Corinfar retard should cease gradually, especially when taking high doses of the drug.
Tablets prolonged action should not be split, as in this case, protection from light, guaranteed protective shell is no longer guaranteed.
The drug is not administered to children.