Nimodipine 30 mg tablet is a prescription medicine used to relieve problems caused by bleeding in the brain. Nimodipine is a calcium channel blocker that narrows the blood vessels and slows down the blood flow. Stopping the blood flow may cause brain damage, so Nimodipine relaxes the blood vessels that control the blood flow and prevents brain damage.
WAY OF ADMINISTRATION:
Nimodipine 30 mg tablet by mouth with or without food but it’s better to take it with food. Take a full glass of water with each dose of the medicine to avoid stomach irritation. Do not cut, bite or triturate the tablet and swallow it thoroughly. Read the information mentioned; on the user leaflet and follow the doctor’s instructions.
SIDE EFFECTS OF NIMODIPINE:
Everyone may experience different side effects depending upon dose concentration and frequency. Here are few common side effects:
- Upset stomach
Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any ingredient present in the medicine. It may cause severe side effects.
Here are a few severe side effects:
- Blood pressure
- Sore throat
- Dark color urine
- Blur vision
- Weight gain (rare)
- Liver diseases( rare)
DOSAGE OF NIMODIPINE:
The dose of Nimodipine 30 mg tablets not only depends on the age but also depends on treatment response as it is a prescription drug. Usually, the dose is advised to take 3 times a day, or it can be less depending on the disease condition. Do not take an overdose for quick betterment. Otherwise, it may give severe side effects.
Keep at room temperature.
Keep away from sunlight.
Keep away from children.
Avoid Nimotop 30 mg tablets if you are taking any blood disorder treatment.
Patients with kidney/liver disease or mental disorders like depression and rapid mood swings should tell their doctor about it as more doses of this medicine may cause kidney failure or worsen.
Someone with blood pressure problems or breathing issues should take the doctor’s advice for this medication as it causes an increase in blood pressure which gives undesirable side effects.
Pregnant women and breastfeeding mothers should avoid this medicine because it passes through breast milk and affects the baby’s growth.
NIMODIPINE DRUG INTERACTION:
Nimodipine may interact with following drugs:
- Azole antifungal drugs
|ACTIVE INGREDIENTS||INACTIVE INGREDIENTS|
|Nimodipine 30 mg||Microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, maize starch, crospovidone, magnesium stearate, hypromellose, macrogol, titanium dioxide, iron oxide yellow.|