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Nimotin 10mg Injection
Salt Composition : Nimodipine
Manufacturer : BIOEMBED HEALTHCARE PVT LTD
Origin of Medicine : India
1 Vial(s) Of 50ml
Introduction to Nimotin 10mg Injection
Nimotin 10mg Injection 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 Nimotin 10mg Injection 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 injection 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. Nimotin 10mg Injection 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 Nimotin 10mg Injection
- Used to prevent changes in brain function after subarachnoid hemorrhage
Therapeutic Effects of Nimotin 10mg Injection
Nimotin 10mg Injection, 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 Nimotin 10mg Injection 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 Nimotin 10mg Injection and reduce its effectiveness by causing undesirable side effects.
More Information about Nimotin 10mg Injection
- Store below 25°C.
- Store in the original package to protect from light.
- keep the injection away from the reach of children and pets.
How to consume Nimotin 10mg Injection
Your physician or other healthcare professionals will give this injection to you. This injection will be given as a slow injection intravenously (into a vein). Your doctor will decide the dose and frequency of the medicine based on your disease condition, body weight, and other factors. Do not self-administer the medicine.
Safety Advices for Nimotin 10mg Injection
There is limited information available on the use of Nimotin 10mg Injection during pregnancy. Inform your physician if you are pregnant, suspect pregnancy, or planning to become pregnant.
Do not breastfeed while you are being treated with Nimotin 10mg Injection because it can cause harm to the baby.
It is unknown whether Nimotin 10mg Injection can be used in patients with lung disorders. Consult your doctor if you have any lung diseases before starting the treatment.
There is limited information available on the use of Nimotin 10mg Injection in patients with liver problems. Consult your doctor if you have any liver diseases before starting the treatment.
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Nimotin 10mg Injection because it can cause excessive drowsiness.
Nimotin 10mg Injection can make you feel dizzy or less alert. Do not drive or operate machinery after taking this medicine.
Side Effects of Nimotin 10mg Injection
Side effects are unwanted symptoms caused by medicines. Even though all drugs cause side effects, not everyone gets them.
- Decrease in heart rate
- Decreased blood pressure
- Severe allergic reactions
- Bruise and bleeding
Word of Advice
Do not start the treatment with Nimotin 10mg Injection within 4 days of drinking grapefruit juice or eating grapefruit. Do not drink grapefruit juice or eat grapefruit while being treated with Nimotin 10mg Injection. 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.
Q 1. What is Nimotin 10mg Injection used for?
Nimotin 10mg Injection 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. Can Nimotin 10mg Injection cause dizziness or lightheadedness?
Dizziness and lightheadedness are potential side effects of Nimotin 10mg Injection, 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 Nimotin 10mg Injection be stopped abruptly?
Nimotin 10mg Injection 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 Nimotin 10mg Injection?
It is generally advised to avoid alcohol while taking Nimotin 10mg Injection, 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 Nimotin 10mg Injection?
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 Nimotin 10mg Injection. Inform your physician immediately.
Fact Box of Nimotin 10mg Injection
|Molecule name: Nimodipine||Therapeutic class: Cardiovascular agents, Neurologics|
|Pharmacological class: Calcium channel blockers||Indications: Prevent changes in brain function after subarachnoid hemorrhage|
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