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Dr. Anthony Furlan
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Nimodipine (Overview)

Nimodipine is a heart failure agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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Please help! What is the role of nimodipine in subarachnoid haemorrhage?

Please help! What is the role of nimodipine in subarachnoid haemorrhage?

Vasospasm: Nimodipine assists in deterring vasospasm caused by SAH. Vasospasm is one of the leading reasons for stroke and morbidity following SAH from aneurysm rupture in particular. It must be administered orally for at least 2 weeks. Not as popularly used for traumatic SAH. Best of luck. ...Read more

Dr. Anthony Furlan
51 Doctors shared insights

Nimodipine (Overview)

Nimodipine is a heart failure agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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Nimodipine - can it cause a flush feeling?

Nimodipine - can it cause a flush feeling?

Nimodipine: Is a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure. Side effects include itching, sweating, neurologic problems, GI problems. I am not aware of flush feeling as side-effect, unless it is related to your blood pressure changes. ...Read more

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Are nimodipine and nifedipine the exact same medicine?

Are nimodipine and nifedipine the exact same medicine?

No: Always ask your family physician or whoever is prescribing you a new medication. Always make sure s/he knows about everything you're taking including natural organic supplements. You can also ask your pharmacist about your medications. Finally, if all else fails, check out www. Drugs. Com & online. Epocrates. Com (latter requires free registration). ...Read more

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Odd drug side effects from nimodipine?

Odd drug side effects from nimodipine?

Nimodipine: Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
chest pain (may be related to your disease and not a side effect)
fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
unusual tiredness or weakness
wheezing or trouble breathing

if you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
runny or stuffy nose
skin rash
stomach discomfort. ...Read more

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What does nimotop (nimodipine) do?

What does nimotop (nimodipine) do?

Nimotop (nimodipine): Nimotop (nimodipine) or nimotidine is a class of calcium channel blocker originally intended for use in hypertension. Now it is exclusively used to prevent vasospasm after a subarachnoid hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Nimotop (nimodipine). What is it, and what does it do?

Nimotop (nimodipine). What is it, and what does it do?

Nimotop (nimodipine): Nimotop (nimodipine) or nimotidine is a class of calcium channel blocker originally intended for use in hypertension. Now it is exclusively used to prevent vasospasm after a subarachnoid hemorrhage. ...Read more

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Nimodipine - can it cause a flush feeling?

Nimodipine: Is a calcium channel blocker used to treat high blood pressure. Side effects include itching, sweating, neurologic problems, GI problems. I am not aware of flush feeling as side-effect, unless it is related to your blood pressure changes. ...Read more

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Odd drug side effects from nimodipine?

Nimodipine: Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
chest pain (may be related to your disease and not a side effect)
fast, irregular, or pounding heartbeat
unusual tiredness or weakness
wheezing or trouble breathing

if you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
runny or stuffy nose
skin rash
stomach discomfort. ...Read more

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Can I take both amlodipine and nimodipine together? Thanks in advance.

Can I take both amlodipine and nimodipine together? Thanks in advance.

No: They belong to the same class - as a general rule, it's not advisable to take 2 drugs from the same class as side effects are additive. ...Read more

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Are nimodipine and nifedipine the exact same medicine?

No: Always ask your family physician or whoever is prescribing you a new medication. Always make sure s/he knows about everything you're taking including natural organic supplements. You can also ask your pharmacist about your medications. Finally, if all else fails, check out www. Drugs. Com & online. Epocrates. Com (latter requires free registration). ...Read more

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Are nimodipine and nifedipine the same type of medicine?

Are nimodipine and nifedipine the same type of medicine?

Yes: They are both dihydropyridine calcium blockers and have similar effects on the circulation, specifically relaxing the smooth muscle cells that comprise the arteries and so opening the circulation and reducing blood pressure. ...Read more

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What is the role of nimodipine in treating subarachnoid haemorrhage?

What is the role of nimodipine in treating subarachnoid haemorrhage?

Unfortunately little: At various times, thought perhaps a calcium channel blocker might curtail the vasospasm associated with blood in the subarachnoid space, and prevent the additional onset of a stroke, but quite clear years ago, that effect was minimal at best. Do not really see it used in acute bleeding anymore, as outcomes were disappointing. ...Read more

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Please help! What is the role of nimodipine in subarachnoid haemorrhage?

Vasospasm: Nimodipine assists in deterring vasospasm caused by SAH. Vasospasm is one of the leading reasons for stroke and morbidity following SAH from aneurysm rupture in particular. It must be administered orally for at least 2 weeks. Not as popularly used for traumatic SAH. Best of luck. ...Read more

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Are papaverine and nimodipine the best cerebral vasodilators? I want to ask my neurologist about certain drugs to make sure we explore all options!

Are papaverine and nimodipine the best cerebral vasodilators? I want to ask my neurologist about certain drugs to make sure we explore all options!

Vasospasm: When there is vasospasm of the arteries in the brain, an intraarterial infusion of verapamil or balloon angioplasty of the major vessels can help to overcome the arterial narrowing too. Maintaining high cardiac output, elevated blood volume, and relatively dilute blood concentration (hematocrit 30) can reduce the risk of stroke due to vasospasm. ...Read more

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Nurse stopped Nimodipine 3 days after Subarachnoid hemorrhage with associated vasospasm, was the decision okay? No side effects/allergies from med

Nurse stopped Nimodipine 3 days after Subarachnoid hemorrhage with associated vasospasm, was the decision okay? No side effects/allergies from med

Doctor's decision: Nurse won't do it on her/his own, ask the treating team, physicians and nurses, about your case it's your right, wish you wellness ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nimotop allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nimotop allergy?

Nimotop allergy: Nimotop (Nimodipine) (Nymalize) is an antihypertensive medication. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Rxlist. Com/nimotop-drug. Htm ...Read more

Dr. Krishna Kumar
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Nimotop (Definition)

Nimotop is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ...Read more


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