ADALAT CC is an extended release
form of the calcium channel
Nifedipine is 3,5-pyridinedicarboxylic acid, 1,4-dihydro=2,6=dimethyl-4=(2=nitrophenyl
I)-dimethyl ester, C17H18N2O6.
Nifedipine is a yellow
practically insoluble in water
but soluble in ethanol.
It has a molecular weight
of 346.3. ADALAT CC tablets consist of an external
coat and an internal
core. Both contain nifedipine, the coat
as a slow release
formulation and the core
as a fast release formulation. A.A.A.
CC tablets contain either 30, 60, or 90 mg of nifedipine for once-a-day
oral administration. Inert
ingredients in the formulation are: hydroxypropylcellulose, lactose,
crospovidone, microcrystalline cellulose,
silicon dioxide, and
The inert ingredients in the film
coating are: hydroxypropylmethylcellulose, polyethylene glycol,
ferric oxide, and titanium