Medicine : Nimodip Tab

Name:Nimodip Tab
Manufacturer:Usv Ltd
Generic Use:Nimodipine
Composition:Nimodipine(30 Mg)
Substitutes:nimotide (30mg) , vasotop (30mg) , nimocer (30mg) , nimodip (30mg) , vasotop (50ml) , nimodec (30mg) , modipin (30mg) , nimodip tab

Generic ( Nimodipine )

Typical use Of Nimodipine : Cerebral Impairment, Premedication Before Surgery, Prevention Of Xerostomia, Subarachnoid Haemorrhage.
Mechanism of action of Nimodipine :Nimodipine Blocks Intracellular Influx Of Calcium Through Voltage-dependent And Receptor-operated Slow Calcium Channels Across The Membranes Of Myocardial, Vascular Smooth Muscle, And Neuronal Cells. Nimodipine Binds Specifically To L-type Voltage-gated Calcium Channels. The Inhibition Of Calcium Ion Transfer Results In The Inhibition Of Vascular Smooth Muscle Contraction.
Drug Interaction of Nimodipine :Nimodipine Is Known To Interact With Other Drugs Like Caffeine, Digoxin, Phenytoin (Na), Quinidine. Always Consult Your Physician For The Change Of Dose Regimen Or An Alternative Drug Of Choice That May Strictly Be Required.
Side effects of Nimodipine :Tachycardia, Dizziness, Headache, Fatigue, Nausea, Constipation, Rashes, GI Upset, Hypotension, Flushing, Joint Pain.


How Nimodipine will impact on Pregnancy ?

Studies In Animals Have Shown Risk To Fetus, However There Are No Sufficient Studies In Humans. This Drug May Be Used In Pregnant Women If Benefit Outweighs The Risk. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

How Nimodipine will impact during lactation(breastfeeding) ?

Moderately Safe: No Studies Have Been Conducted In Breastfeeding Women, However There Is Possibility Of Ill Effect To The Breastfed Infants; Or Studies Conducted In Breastfeeding Women Show Minimal Non-threatening Side Effects To The Infants. Drugs Should Be Given Only If The Potential Benefit Justifies The Potential Risk To The Infant. Patients Should Follow The Advice Of The Doctor Regarding Its Use.

Medicine & Alcohol use and effect of Nimodipine

No Studies Found