Nimodip Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Nimodip Tablet
Nimodip Tablet is used in the treatment of subarachnoid haemorrhage.
Nimodip Tablet side effects
Common
  • Rash
  • Headache
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Nausea
  • Slow heart rate
  • Decreased blood pressure
How to use Nimodip Tablet
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Nimodip Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Nimodip Tablet works
Nimodip Tablet 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).
Nimodip Tablet related warnings
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.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nimodip Tablet 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.
Lactation
Nimodip Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Nimodip Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nimodip Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nimodip Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Nimodip Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Nimodip Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Nimodip Tablet, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Nimodip Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Nimodip Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nimodip with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. How does Nimodip work/prevent vasospasm?
Nimodip 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)
Q. What is Nimodip?
Nimodip is used to prevent further damage to/changes in brain function after subarachnoid haemorrhage (bleeding around the brain).
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 11th Oct 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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