stop using nifedipine capsules to lower extremely high blood pressure

Physicians are being warned to stop using nifedipine capsules to lower extremely high blood pressure.

This has become common in emergency rooms and physicians' offices. The contents of the capsule are either squirted under the tongue...or patients bite the capsule and swallow it.

Physicians like this because it's easy and works rapidly.

Practical advice for a better career, with unlimited access to CE

Pharmacy Technician's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 200+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Helpful, in-depth Technician Tutorials
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote