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September 1991

Nifedipine GITS (Gastrointestinal Therapeutic System) Bezoar

Author Affiliations

From the Section of Hypertension, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta.

Arch Intern Med. 1991;151(9):1868-1869. doi:10.1001/archinte.1991.00400090140025

In a patient with a gastroplasty, gastric outlet obstruction developed after the dosage of nifedipine GITS (gastrointestinal therapeutic system) was increased from 30 to 60 mg/d. The hard, insoluble shell for this extended-release tablet appears causative.

(Arch Intern Med. 1991;151:1868-1869)

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