Pronunciation: nye ZOL di peen

Brand: Sular


slide 1 of 16, Nisoldipine,

8.5 mg, round, brown, imprinted with M, NE 8

Image of Nisoldipine
slide 1 of 16


slide 2 of 16, Nisoldipine,

17 mg, round, yellow, imprinted with M, NE 17

Image of Nisoldipine
slide 2 of 16


slide 3 of 16, Nisoldipine,

25.5 mg, round, orange, imprinted with M, NE 25

Image of Nisoldipine
slide 3 of 16


slide 4 of 16, Nisoldipine,

34 mg, round, orange, imprinted with M, NE 34

Image of Nisoldipine
slide 4 of 16


slide 5 of 16, Nisoldipine,

20 mg, round, beige, imprinted with M, N 22

Image of Nisoldipine
slide 5 of 16


slide 6 of 16, Nisoldipine,

30 mg, round, orange, imprinted with M, N 23

Image of Nisoldipine
slide 6 of 16


slide 7 of 16, Nisoldipine,

40 mg, round, yellow, imprinted with M, N 24

Image of Nisoldipine
slide 7 of 16


slide 8 of 16, Sular,

8.5 mg, round, white, imprinted with SCI 500

Image of Sular
slide 8 of 16


slide 9 of 16, Sular,

34 mg, elliptical, orange, imprinted with SCI 503

Image of Sular
slide 9 of 16


slide 10 of 16, Nisoldipine,

34 mg, oval, orange, imprinted with SCI 503

Image of Nisoldipine
slide 10 of 16


slide 11 of 16, Sular,

20 mg, round, yellow, imprinted with 441, FH 20

Image of Sular
slide 11 of 16


slide 12 of 16, Sular,

20 mg, round, yellow, imprinted with ZENECA 20, 892

Image of Sular
slide 12 of 16


slide 13 of 16, Sular,

30 mg, round, gold, imprinted with 442, FH 30

Image of Sular
slide 13 of 16


slide 14 of 16, Sular,

30 mg, round, gold, imprinted with 893, ZENECA 30

Image of Sular
slide 14 of 16


slide 15 of 16, Sular,

40 mg, round, orange, imprinted with 443, FH 40

Image of Sular
slide 15 of 16


slide 16 of 16, Sular,

40 mg, round, orange, imprinted with 894, ZENECA 40

Image of Sular
slide 16 of 16

What is the most important information I should know about nisoldipine?

Follow all directions on your medicine label and package. Tell each of your healthcare providers about all your medical conditions, allergies, and all medicines you use.

What is nisoldipine?

Nisoldipine is a calcium channel blocker that is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension) in adults.

Nisoldipine may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

What should I discuss with my healthcare provider before taking nisoldipine?

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to nisoldipine or to similar medications such as amlodipine, felodipine, nicardipine, nifedipine, or nimodipine.

Tell your doctor if you have ever had:

  • coronary artery disease;
  • congestive heart failure;
  • liver disease;
  • an allergy to yellow food dye; or
  • asthma, or a severe allergic reaction (sneezing, runny or stuffy nose, wheezing, shortness of breath) after taking aspirin.

Older adults may be more sensitive to the effects of this medicine.

It is not known whether this medicine will harm an unborn baby. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

You should not breastfeed while using nisoldipine.

How should I take nisoldipine?

Follow all directions on your prescription label and read all medication guides or instruction sheets. Your doctor may occasionally change your dose. Use the medicine exactly as directed.

Take nisoldipine on an empty stomach, at least 1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal.

Swallow the tablet whole and do not crush, chew, or break it.

Your blood pressure will need to be checked often.

Store at room temperature away from moisture, heat, and light.

Keep using all your blood pressure medications as directed, even if you feel well. Read all medication guides you receive. Do not change your dose or stop taking your medicine without your doctor's advice.

What happens if I miss a dose?

Take the medicine as soon as you can, but skip the missed dose if it is almost time for your next dose. Do not take two doses at one time.

What happens if I overdose?

Seek emergency medical attention or call the Poison Help line at 1-800-222-1222.

What should I avoid while taking nisoldipine?

Grapefruit may interact with nisoldipine and lead to unwanted side effects. Avoid the use of grapefruit products.

What are the possible side effects of nisoldipine?

Get emergency medical help if you have signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficult breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Call your doctor at once if you have:

  • a light-headed feeling, like you might pass out;
  • chest pain or pressure, pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder;
  • swelling in your hands or feet;
  • flushing (sudden warmth, redness, or tingly feeling);
  • fast heartbeats; or
  • sudden numbness or weakness, problems with vision or speech.

You may have new or worsening chest pain when you first start taking nisoldipine or whenever your dose is changed.

Common side effects may include:

  • swelling;
  • headache;
  • dizziness; or
  • flushing.

This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

What other drugs will affect nisoldipine?

Sometimes it is not safe to use certain medications at the same time. Some drugs can affect your blood levels of other drugs you take, which may increase side effects or make the medications less effective.

Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any you start or stop using, especially any other blood pressure medicines.

Many drugs can affect nisoldipine. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. Not all possible interactions are listed here. Tell your doctor about all your current medicines and any medicine you start or stop using.

Where can I get more information?

Your pharmacist can provide more information about nisoldipine.

Remember, keep this and all other medicines out of the reach of children, never share your medicines with others, and use this medication only for the indication prescribed.

Every effort has been made to ensure that the information provided by Cerner Multum, Inc. ('Multum') is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. Drug information contained herein may be time sensitive. Multum information has been compiled for use by healthcare practitioners and consumers in the United States and therefore Multum does not warrant that uses outside of the United States are appropriate, unless specifically indicated otherwise. Multum's drug information does not endorse drugs, diagnose patients or recommend therapy. Multum's drug information is an informational resource designed to assist licensed healthcare practitioners in caring for their patients and/or to serve consumers viewing this service as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the expertise, skill, knowledge and judgment of healthcare practitioners. The absence of a warning for a given drug or drug combination in no way should be construed to indicate that the drug or drug combination is safe, effective or appropriate for any given patient. Multum does not assume any responsibility for any aspect of healthcare administered with the aid of information Multum provides. The information contained herein is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, warnings, drug interactions, allergic reactions, or adverse effects. If you have questions about the drugs you are taking, check with your doctor, nurse or pharmacist.

Copyright 1996-2021 Cerner Multum, Inc. Version: 8.01. Revision date: 3/15/2019.

Your use of the content provided in this service indicates that you have read, understood and agree to the End-User License Agreement, which can be accessed by End-User License Agreement, which can be accessed by clicking on this link.

Disclaimer: The information contained in this website, and its associated websites, is provided as a benefit to the local community, and the Internet community in general; it does not constitute medical advice. We try to provide quality information, but we make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to this website and its associated sites. As medical advice must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each patient and healthcare is constantly changing, nothing provided herein should be used as a substitute for the advice of a competent physician. Furthermore, in providing this service, Adventist HealthCare does not condone or support all of the content covered in this site. As an Adventist health care organization, Adventist HealthCare acts in accordance with the ethical and religious directives for Adventist health care services.

Find a Doctor

Find an Adventist HealthCare affiliated doctor by calling our FREE physician referral service at 800-642-0101 or by searching our online physician directory.

View Doctors

Set Your Location

Setting your location helps us to show you nearby providers and locations based on your healthcare needs.