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Nimodec 30mg Tablet_201950
Nimodec 30mg Tablet_201950
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Nimodec 30mg Tablet

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Salt Composition : Nimodipine

Manufacturer : UNITED BIOTECH PVT LTD

Origin of Medicine : India

MRP: 129
Price :116
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Introduction to Nimodec 30mg Tablet

Nimodec 30mg Tablet contains the active ingredient nimodipine. It is in a class of medications called calcium channel blockers. It is used to decrease brain damage caused by a subarachnoid hemorrhage (bleeding in the space surrounding the brain that occurs when a weakened blood vessel in the brain bursts). It works by relaxing blood vessels in the brain. 

Do not take Nimodec 30mg Tablet if you are allergic to nimodipine or any of the other ingredients of this medicine. Do not take this medicine if you have or had a heart attack within the last month before starting the treatment. Do not take this tablet if you are suffering from angina and notice increased frequency and severity of attacks. Inform your physician if you have had a head injury recently. 

Tell your physician if you have fluid in the brain or severely raised pressure in your skull, have low blood pressure, have liver disease, have kidney problems, are alcoholic, and are on a controlled salt (sodium) diet. Nimodec 30mg Tablet is not indicated for children under the age of 18. Inform your physician if you face any allergic reactions such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue, or throat, difficulty breathing, rash, itching, nausea, or vomiting after receiving this medicine. 


Uses of Nimodec 30mg Tablet

  • Used to prevent changes in brain function after subarachnoid hemorrhage

Therapeutic Effects of Nimodec 30mg Tablet

Nimodec 30mg Tablet, a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker, prevents calcium ion entry into the smooth muscle cells during depolarization, which results in the inhibition of vasoconstriction. It works by relaxing blood vessels in the brain to allow more blood to flow to damaged areas.


Interaction of Nimodec 30mg Tablet with other drugs

Inform your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription medications, over-the-counter medications, nutritional and vitamin supplements, and herbal products. Certain medications may interact with Nimodec 30mg Tablet and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.


More Information about Nimodec 30mg Tablet

  • Store below 25°C.
  • Store in the original package to protect from light.
  • keep the Nimodec 30mg Tablet away from the reach of children and pets.

How to consume Nimodec 30mg Tablet

Take the Nimodec 30mg Tablet as advised by your physician. Do not crush, chew, or open the medicine. Your physician will decide the correct dosage and duration based on age, body weight, and disease condition. Only stop taking the tablet if your doctor advises you to stop.


Safety Advices for Nimodec 30mg Tablet

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Pregnancy

  

There is limited information available on the use of Nimodec 30mg Tablet during pregnancy. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspect pregnancy, or planning to become pregnant.

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Breast Feeding

  

Do not breastfeed while you are being treated with Nimodec 30mg Tablet because it can cause harm to the baby. 

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Lungs

  

It is unknown whether Nimodec 30mg Tablet can be used in patients with lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.

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Liver

  

There is limited information available on the use of Nimodec 30mg Tablet in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor if you have any liver diseases before starting the treatment.

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Alcohol

  

It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nimodec 30mg Tablet because it can cause excessive drowsiness.

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Driving

  

Nimodec 30mg Tablet can make you feel dizzy or less alert. Do not drive or operate machinery after taking this medicine.


Side Effects of Nimodec 30mg Tablet

Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.

Serious

  • Severe allergic reactions
  • Bruise and bleeding

Common

  • Decrease in heart rate
  • Decreased blood pressure
  • Nausea
  • Headache

Word of Advice

Do not start the treatment with Nimodec 30mg Tablet within 4 days of drinking grapefruit juice or eating grapefruit. Do not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit while being treated with Nimodec 30mg Tablet. This medicine can sometimes affect male fertility. Inform your physician if you and your partner are trying to get pregnant during the treatment. Your doctor will tell you how much medicine to use. Do not use more than directed.


FAQs

Q 1. What is Nimodec 30mg Tablet used for?

Nimodec 30mg Tablet is primarily used to treat vasospasm, a condition where blood vessels in the brain constrict or narrow following a subarachnoid hemorrhage (bleeding in the space surrounding the brain)

Q 2. Nimodec 30mg Tablet cause dizziness or lightheadedness?

Dizziness and lightheadedness are potential side effects of Nimodec 30mg Tablet, especially at the beginning of treatment or when changing the dosage. It is important to be cautious when performing activities that require alertness until you know how this medicine affects you.

Q 3. Can Nimodec 30mg Tablet be stopped abruptly?

Nimodec 30mg Tablet should not be stopped abruptly without consulting your healthcare provider. It is important to follow the prescribed dosage and duration of treatment to achieve the desired therapeutic effects.

Q 4. Can I drink alcohol while taking Nimodec 30mg Tablet?

It is generally advised to avoid alcohol while taking Nimodec 30mg Tablet, as it may increase the risk of side effects such as dizziness and low blood pressure.

Q 5. What are the serious allergic reactions that may occur after taking Nimodec 30mg Tablet?

Signs of allergic reaction such as swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat, difficulty breathing, rash, itching, nausea or vomiting can occur after receiving Nimodec 30mg Tablet. Inform your physician immediately.


Fact Box of Nimodec 30mg Tablet

Molecule name: NimodipineTherapeutic class: Cardiovascular agents, Neurologics
Pharmacological class: Calcium channel blockersIndications: Prevent changes in brain function after subarachnoid hemorrhage

References

  1. Bayer, Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC), [Revised on Jun 2020] [Accessed on 15th June 2023], https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.1366.pdf
  2. Arbor Pharmaceuticals, US Food, and Drug Administration, [Revised on 18th April 2013] [Accessed on 15th June 2023], https://www.accessdata.fda.gov/drugsatfda_docs/label/2013/203340lbl.pdf
  3. Bertram G. Katzung, Vasodilators & the Treatment of Angina Pectoris, Lange’s Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, 14th Edition, 2018, 194-211.
  4. P. Langhorne, Stroke disease, Davidson’s Principles and Practice of Medicine, 22nd Edition, 2014, 1231-1247.

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