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Dr. James Chapman
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Nimotop (Overview)

Nimotop is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents.


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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

Dr. James Chapman
7 doctors shared insights

Nimotop (Overview)

Nimotop is a nasal preparation which is a kind of ears, nose, throat agents.


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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?

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 - 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?

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

Dr. Anthony Furlan
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Nimodipine (Definition)

Nimodipine is a heart failure agent which is a ...Read more