NIMODIP 30MG TABLET

Manufacturer : USV-USV LIMITED
Composition : NIMODIPINE-30MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : NIMODIP 30MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10
In stock
SKU
NIM0027
₹160.00
Manufacturer : USV-USV LIMITED
Composition : NIMODIPINE-30MG
Dose Form : TABLET
Description : NIMODIP 30MG TAB
Route Of Administration : ORAL
Pack : 10

Drug Ingredient Information

NIMODIPINE-30MG

NIMODIPINE

Information for patients
Drug Information Nimodipine contains nimodipine, which belongs to a group of medicines called calcium antagonists. Nimodipine tablets are used to prevent changes in brain function after bleeding around the brain (subarachnoid haemorrhage).
Drug Alert
Alert •At the same time as you are getting Nimodipine solution through a drip. The tablets have been prescribed as a convenient way to continue your treatment after the drip is stopped. •If you have had a heart attack within the last month. •If you suffer from angina and notice an increase in the frequency and severity of attacks. •If you are allergic to nimodipine or any of the ingredients in this product. •If you are taking rifampicin (an antibiotic), phenobarbital, phenytoin or carbamazepine (three medicines most commonly used to treat epilepsy).
Before Consuming the Medicine
Avoid Drug •At the same time as you are getting Nimodipine solution through a drip. The tablets have been prescribed as a convenient way to continue your treatment after the drip is stopped. •If you have had a heart attack within the last month. •If you suffer from angina and notice an increase in the frequency and severity of attacks. •If you are allergic to nimodipine or any of the ingredients in this product. •If you are taking rifampicin (an antibiotic), phenobarbital, phenytoin or carbamazepine (three medicines most commonly used to treat epilepsy).
Drug Special Care •If you had a head injury, which caused bleeding around the brain (traumatic subarachnoid haemorrhage). •If you have fluid in the brain or severely raised pressure in your skull. Your doctor will be able to advise you about this. •If you have low blood pressure. •If you have liver disease. You will probably need to have your blood pressure measured regularly.
Drug Drug Interactions You will not be given Nimodipine tablets if you are receiving Nimodipine Solution. You are not to be given rifampcin (an antibiotic), phenobarbital, phenytoin, or carbamazepine (anti-epileptic drugs) if you are taking Nimodipine tablets. Tell your doctor about any other medicines that you are taking, or took recently. This includes any products you bought without a prescription. Some medicines may affect the way Nimodipine works. Tell your doctor if you are taking: •High blood pressure tablets (including nifedipine, diltiazem, verapamil, alpha-methyldopa, alpha-blockers or beta-blockers). Nimodipine tablets may increase the effect of these medicines. •An anti-ulcer drug called cimetidine or an anti-epilepsy drug called sodium valproate. These medicines may increase the effect of Nimodipine tablets. •The anti-depressant drugs fluoxetine or nefazodone. •The anti-HIV drug zidovudine (AZT). •The HIV protease inhibitor drugs indinavir, ritonavir, nelfinavir or saquinavir. •The antibiotic erythromycin or the anti-fungal drugs ketoconazole, itraconazole or fluconazole. •The antibiotic drug combination quinupristin / dalfopristin.
Drug Pregnancy Interaction If you are pregnant or are planning a family, tell your doctor before taking Nimodipine. Follow his/her instructions carefully.
Drug Breast feeding Interaction Do not breastfeed while taking Nimodipine tablets. If you are trying to father a child talk to your doctor. Medicines like Nimodipine can sometimes affect male fertility
Drug Machinery Interaction Nimodipine tablets may make you feel dizzy. Do not drive or operate machinery if you are affected in this way.
Drug More Information You can take Nimodipine tablets with or without food.Do not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit while taking Nimodipine tablets. Do not start taking Nimodipine tablets within 4 days of drinking grapefruit juice or eating grapefruit. Tell your doctor if you have had grapefruit or grapefruit juice in this time. Also, do not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit whilst taking Nimodipine tablets. Grapefruit juice is known to increase the blood levels of the active ingredient, nimodipine. This effect can last for at least four days
How to take the Medicine
Consumption Info no data available
Drug quanitty Take the tablets as prescribed by your doctor. • The usual dose is 2 tablets, every four hours, this gives a maximum daily dose of 12 tablets (360mg). • Keep taking the tablets for as long as your doctor has told you to. This may be for up to 21 days. Swallow the tablets with a little water.
Drug Dose no data available
Excess Drug Consumption Get medical help immediately and, if possible, take your tablets with you. Taking too much Nimodipine may cause low blood pressure (you may feel faint), heartbeats that are faster or slower than usual and feeling sick.
Forgot Drug Consumption Take your normal dose immediately and carry on taking that day’s tablets at 4-hour intervals. Do not take a double dose to make up for the missed tablets
Stop Drug Consumption Do not stop the drug untill your doctor says you to do so.
Possible Side Effects
General Information • allergic reaction • low blood pressure (may cause dizziness) • slow heartbeat • easier bruising and bleeding caused by a reduced number of blood platelets
Common Drug Side Effects • rash • headache • fast heartbeat • flushing, sweating, feeling of warmth • feeling sick (nausea)
Rare Drug Side Effects • constipation (lack of bowel movement) • slight rise in liver enzymes (this will show up in blood tests)
Very Rare Drug Side Effects no data available
Drug Side Effects Symptoms no data available
How to Store the Medicine
How to Store the Medicine Keep out of the reach and sight of children. Do not store above 30°C. Do not use the tablet after the expiry date which is marked on both the outer carton and on each blister strip of tablets. Don’t dispose of medicines in waste water or household rubbish. If you find that you have tablets after their expiry date, return them to your local pharmacist (chemist) who will dispose of them properly. This helps the environment

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