The Brand Name NIMOTIDE Has Generic Salt :: Nimodipine 

NIMOTIDE  Is From Company Torrent Priced :: Rs. 29.9

NIMOTIDE have Nimodipine is comes under Sub class Anti Hypertensives of  Main Class Cardiovascular System

Main Medicine Class:: Cardiovascular System  Sub Medicine Class :: Anti Hypertensives 

 Salt Name :  OR Generic Name Form Price : MRP /Probable Packing
Nimodipine  TAB  Rs. 29.9  6
Brand Name Company / Manufacturers Strength Unit Price / 6
 NIMOTIDE  Torrent  30MG  6 Rs. 29.9

Company  Brand Name  Salt Combination Main Medical Class Sub Medical Class
 From Torrent :: NIMOTIDE  Nimodipine  Cardiovascular System Anti Hypertensives

Indications for Drugs ::

Subarachnoid haemorrhage, Stroke prevention

Drug Dose ::

Adult: PO Prophylaxis of neurological deficit following subarachnoid haemorrhage 60 mg 4 hrly for 21 days beginning w/in 4 days of onset of haemorrhage. IV Ischaemic neurological deficits following subarachnoid haemorrhage Initial: 1 mg/hr for 2 hr, up to 2 mg/hr if no severe decrease in BP is observed. Start treatment at once and continue for 5-14 days. Total duration should not exceed 21 days if patient has received oral treatment.

Contraindication ::


Drug Precautions ::

Cerebral oedema, severely raised intracranial pressure, idiopathic hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (IHSS), elderly, severe liver disease. Inadvertent IV admin of the contents of capsules has resulted in CV collapse, hypotension, bradycardia and death. Tablets should not be administered concomitantly with IV solution.

Drug Side Effects ::

Peripheral oedema, hypotension, palpitations, tachycardia, flushing, dizziness, headache, nausea, increased micturition frequency, lethargy, eye pain, mental depression, visual disturbances, gingival hyperplasia, myalgia, tremor, impotence, fever, paradoxical increase in ischaemic chest pain during initiation of treatment, rashes, abnormalities in liver function (including cholestasis), GI obstruction in some tablets covered in indigestable membrane. Potentially Fatal: Angina/MI, symptomatic hypotension.

Pregnancy category ::
Pregnancy category


Drug Mode of Action ::  

Nimodipine inhibits inflow of Ca ions into cells by blocking Ca channels or select voltage-sensitive areas resulting in relaxation of vascular smooth muscle and myocardium during depolarisation. Nimodipine has greater action on the cerebral vessels because of its high lipophilicity.

Drug Interactions ::

Plasma concentration and efficacy may be significantly reduced when administered w/ strong CYP3A4 inducers (e.g. rifampicin, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin). May increase serum levels and toxicity of phenytoin. Increased plasma concentrations w/ cimetidine or sodium valproate. Potentially Fatal: Increased risk of significant hypotension w/ concomitant potent CYP3A4 inhibitors (e.g. clarithromycin, ritonavir, ketoconazole, nefazodone).


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