Procardia Xl (Nifedipine XL) is a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure. Some brands of Procardia Xl (Nifedipine XL) are also used to control angina (chest pain). Procardia Xl (Nifedipine XL) may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
Procardia Xl side effects: Procardia Xl side effects, that may go away during treatment, include dizziness, lightheadedness, headache, weakness, constipation, flushing, nausea, or heartburn. If Procardia Xl side effects continue or are bothersome, check with your doctor. With some brands of this medicine, inactive parts of the drug may be passed in your stool as a harmless soft mass that may look like the original tablet. This is normal for this drug. CHECK WITH YOUR DOCTOR AS SOON AS POSSIBLE if you experience Procardia Xl side effects like tender, bleeding, or swollen gums; irregular pulse; shortness of breath; or swelling of the feet or hands. If you notice other Procardia Xl side effects not listed above, contact your doctor, nurse, or pharmacist.