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Who should take nifedipine?

Nifedipine should be taken by people with high blood pressure or angina (chest pain associated with clogged arteries). Some women who experience preterm labor and people with Raynaud's syndrome may also benefit from nifedipine, which affects the normal action of calcium on blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to circulate blood. The medication is most effective in adults. It should be used with caution by the elderly.

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