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Procardia XL (Nifedipine) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Procardia XL (Nifedipine) and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (170)
Death (11)
Life Threatening Events (1)
Disability (1)

Reports by Reaction Type

Hypertension (23)Drug Ineffective (19)Headache (11)Death (11)Dizziness (10)Asthma (9)Blood Pressure Increased (9)Cerebrovascular Accident (9)Malaise (8)Asthenia (7)Weight Decreased (6)Diabetes Mellitus (6)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Procardia XL (Nifedipine). For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: female

Reactions: Hearing Impaired, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 82 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-27

Patient: 82 year old male, weighing 94.8 kg (208.5 pounds)

Reactions: Renal Failure, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL

Other drugs received by patient: Insulin



Possible Procardia XL side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-23

Patient: male

Reactions: Knee Arthroplasty

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-17

Patient: female

Reactions: Cardiac Disorder

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 87 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-16

Patient: 87 year old female

Reactions: Nausea, Dizziness, Headache, Hypertension, Melaena, Abdominal Pain Upper

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Atenolol
    Dosage: 25 mg, 2x/day
    Indication: Hypertension

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 30 mg, as needed
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2011-09-01

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 30 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-07-25



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 67 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-16

Patient: 67 year old female

Reactions: NO Adverse Event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cardura
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: male, weighing 100.0 kg (220.0 pounds)

Reactions: Hypoacusis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL
    Dosage: 30 mg, daily
    Indication: Epistaxis
    Start date: 1999-01-01

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 60 mg, daily
    Indication: Arterial Disorder

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrocodone



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 60 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: 60 year old female

Reactions: Back Pain, Angina Pectoris, Osteoporosis, Coronary Artery Disease, Osteoarthritis, Panic Attack, Diabetic Neuropathy, Type V Hyperlipidaemia, Depression, Essential Hypertension, Arteriosclerosis, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 80 mg, 1 tablet(s) daily
    Administration route: Oral

Neurontin
    Dosage: 300 mg, 2x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Nitrostat
    Dosage: 0.4 mg, as needed

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 90 mg, 1 tablet(s) daily
    Administration route: Oral

Xanax
    Dosage: 1 mg, 3x/day
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Zetia; Novolog; Potassium Chloride; Zyrtec; Prozac; Lisinopril; Actonel; Wellbutrin SR; Flexeril; Ismo; Lithium Carbonate; Cymbalta



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: female

Reactions: Nausea, Hypertension, Faeces Discoloured, Abdominal Pain Upper

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-13

Patient: 50 year old male, weighing 99.8 kg (219.5 pounds)

Reactions: Hypertension, Epistaxis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL
    Dosage: 30 mg, daily
    Indication: Epistaxis
    Start date: 1999-01-01

Procardia XL
    Indication: Hypertension

Other drugs received by patient: Hydrocodone



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: female

Reactions: Limb Injury

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Cardura
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Neurontin
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 58 year old female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: 58 year old female

Reactions: Cerebrovascular Accident

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL
    Dosage: 60 mg, daily

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 30 mg, daily
    Indication: Blood Pressure Abnormal

Other drugs received by patient: Acetylsalicylic Acid; Lisinopril



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-09

Patient: female

Reactions: Abdominal Discomfort, Nausea, Hypertension, Faeces Discoloured, Abdominal Pain Upper

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 51 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-08

Patient: 51 year old male, weighing 74.8 kg (164.6 pounds)

Reactions: Somnolence

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL
    Dosage: 60 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 30 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypertension
    Start date: 2000-01-01



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-08

Patient: female

Reactions: Hearing Impaired, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-06

Patient: female

Reactions: Headache, Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celebrex
    Dosage: unk

Lyrica
    Dosage: unk

Premarin
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female

Reactions: Hypoacusis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: 10 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypercholesterolaemia
    Start date: 2003-04-30

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk

Other drugs received by patient: Isosorbide; Plavix; Procardia XL; Tylenol (Caplet); Synthroid; Atenolol; Aspirin; Clonidine; Vitamin B-12; Potassium Chloride; Restoril



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-08-03

Patient: female

Reactions: NO Adverse Event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-27

Patient: 79 year old female, weighing 158.0 kg (347.6 pounds)

Reactions: Intra-Abdominal Haemorrhage, Impaired Work Ability, Blood Count Abnormal, Adhesion, Hypertension

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Nifedipine
    Dosage: daily dose 90 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Myocardial Infarction
    Start date: 1995-01-01

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 90 mg, unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Myocardial Infarction
    End date: 1995-01-01

Other drugs received by patient: Clopidogrel; Levothyroxine Sodium; Ezetimibe / Samvastatin; Lisinopril; Metoprolol; Hydrochlorothiazide; Clonidine; Ezetimibe / Samvastatin



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-26

Patient: female

Reactions: NO Adverse Event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-17

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Metformin; Aspirin



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-07-17

Patient: female, weighing 95.0 kg (209.0 pounds)

Reactions: Joint Swelling

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL

Other drugs received by patient: Atenolol; Lisinopril



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-17

Patient: female

Reactions: Weight Increased, Weight Decreased, Renal Disorder, Diabetes Mellitus, Stress

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Glucophage
    Dosage: 500 mg, 1x/day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Diabetes Mellitus

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 30 mg, daily
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Pressure Abnormal

Procardia XL
    Dosage: 60 mg, qd
    Start date: 1990-08-16

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Aspirin



Possible Procardia XL side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-05

Patient:

Reactions: Hypoacusis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in 76 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-05

Patient: 76 year old male, weighing 74.4 kg (163.7 pounds)

Reactions: Restlessness, Hypotension, Dizziness, Blindness Transient, Asthenia, Panic Reaction

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: female

Reactions: Headache, Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Celebrex
    Dosage: unk

Lyrica
    Dosage: unk

Premarin
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-03

Patient: male

Reactions: Malaise, Joint Swelling, Dementia Alzheimer's Type, Rash Pruritic

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-02

Patient: female

Reactions: Drug Ineffective

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Aspirin



Possible Procardia XL side effects in male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-07-02

Patient: male

Reactions: Blood Cholesterol Abnormal, Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Accuretic
    Dosage: unk

Lipitor
    Dosage: unk

Procardia XL
    Dosage: unk



Possible Procardia XL side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-29

Patient: female

Reactions: Hearing Impaired

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Procardia XL

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