Nimodec 10mg Infusion

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Composition for Nimodec 10mg Infusion

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Primarily used for

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₹11.76/Infusion
50 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Nimodec Infusion

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Uses of Nimodec Infusion

Nimodec 10mg Infusion is used in the treatment of subarachnoid haemorrhage.
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Side effects of Nimodec Infusion

Common

Headache, Nausea, Decreased blood pressure, Slow heart rate.

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How to use Nimodec Infusion

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self-administer.

How Nimodec Infusion works

Nimodec 10mg infusion is a calcium channel blocker. It blocks the action of calcium on the blood vessel of the brain. This prevents changes in brain function after bleeding around the brain (subarachnoid hemorrhage).

In Depth Information on Nimodec Infusion

Expert advice for Nimodec Infusion

  • It is very common to have dizziness, lightheadedness, swelling ankles/feet, flushing, or a headache as a side effect.
  • To lower your risk of dizziness and lightheadedness, get up slowly when rising from a sitting or lying position.
  • Inform your doctor if your symptoms do not improve or if it worsens (for example, your blood pressure readings remain high or increase, chest pain continues or worsens). 
  • Inform your doctor immediately if any of these serious side effects occur: fast/irregular/pounding heartbeat, fainting.
  • Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, take it at the same time each day. It is important to continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not double the dose.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nimodec 10mg Infusion
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking Nimodipine with alcohol may have additive effects in
lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nimodec 10mg Infusion may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Nimodec 10mg Infusion is probably safe to use during lactati
on. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Nimodec 10mg Infusion may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired
, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Nimodec 10mg Infusion is probably safe to use in patients wi
th kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nimodec 10mg Infusion may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Nimodec
10mg Infusion in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Barbinol 20mg/5ml Syrup, Danavir 600mg Tablet, Azivent 500mg Tablet, Onitraz 100mg Capsule

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Nimodipine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nimodec 10mg Infusion

Frequently asked questions for Nimodipine

Nimodec relaxes and widens the blood vessels so that blood can flow easily through them thereby improving the blood supply to the brain, and preventing vasospasm (reflex narrowing of blood vessels caused by bleeding)
Nimodec is used to prevent further damage to/changes in brain function after subarachnoid haemorrhage (bleeding around the brain).

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₹16.97/ml of Infusion
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