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Are there any risks in taking nisoldipine?

Your doctor will carefully monitor you while you are taking nisoldipine if you have a history of liver, kidney, or heart disease. Nisoldipine may interact with a number of medications including cimetidine, fentanyl, phenytoin, and rifampin as well as beta-blocker medications, diuretics, and HIV protease inhibitor drugs. Nisoldipine may cause drowsiness, lightheadedness, and dizziness, particularly when used together with alcohol and certain medications. Don't drive or perform other dangerous tasks until you know how you will react to nisoldipine. If you are scheduled to have surgery while taking nisoldipine, including dental surgery, tell your doctor or dentist that you are taking this medication. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, discuss the risks and benefits of taking this drug with your doctor.

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