Nimodipine is a calcium channel blocker. Nimodipine relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow.

Nimodipine is used to prevent brain damage caused by reduced blood flow to the brain resulting from aneurysm (AN-yor-iz-m), a dilated or ruptured blood vessel in the brain.

Submit your review
1
2
3
4
5
Submit
     
Cancel

Create your own review

Average rating:  
 0 reviews
  • Nymalize, Nimotop
  • Less common
    Blurred vision
    chest pain or discomfort
    confusion
    difficult or labored breathing
    fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
    lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
    shortness of breath
    slow or irregular heartbeat
    sweating
    swelling
    tightness in the chest
    unusual tiredness or weakness
    Some nimodipine side effects may not need any medical attention. As your body gets used to the medicine these side effects may disappear. Your health care professional may be able to help you prevent or reduce these side effects, but do check with them if any of the following side effects continue, or if you are concerned about them:

    Less common
    Abdominal or stomach cramps, discomfort, or pain
    back pain
    blemishes on the skin
    constipation
    diarrhea
    discouragement
    feeling sad or empty
    headache
    indigestion
    irritability
    lack or loss of appetite
    loss of interest or pleasure
    muscle pain
    nausea or vomiting
    pimples
    rash
    swollen mouth and tongue
    tiredness
    trouble concentrating
    trouble sleeping
    unpleasant taste
    urge to have bowel movement
  • (oral capsule, oral liquid)