Nifedipine: Supply issue resolved

The registered brand of 20 mg nifedipine tablets is back in stock (Nyefax Retard).

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Supply issue resolved: 20 mg tablets

Stocks of Nyefax Retard brand nifedipine 20 mg (pharmacode: 529435) are resupplied.

An alternative brand was listed on 1 May 2021

  • Brand: Mylan nifedipine
  • Presentation: 20 mg
  • Listed: 1 May 2021
  • Pharmacode: 2607220

This product will be delisted in due course.

Dosing regimen 

The dosing regimen of Mylan brand nifedipine 20mg long-acting remains twice a day, the same as Nyefax Retard 20mg.

Read the nifedipine monograph - NZ Formulary(external link)

Who to contact

If you take nifedipine, talk to your prescriber or pharmacist. Pharmac can't advise on anyone's personal clinical circumstances.

If you have questions about the listing or funding, email