Nimodip is used in the treatment of Subarachnoid haemorrhage, which is is bleeding around the brain.
How it Works
Nimodip is known as a calcium channel blocker.Nimodip works by causing blood vessels in the head to relax which then helps to prevent spasm in the blood vessels and reduces the risk of damage caused by insufficient blood flow to the brain after the bleeding. Subarachnoid haemorrhage It is usually the result of bleeding from an aneurysm, which is an area of weakness in a blood vessel wall. The weakness allows the blood vessel to bulge, and this can then rupture and bleed.Nimodip is used in the treatment of Subarachnoid haemorrhage.
Common Side effects
Some of the potential side effects of Nimodip can include the symptoms below; Headache, Blurred vision, Chest pain or discomfort, Confusion, Difficult or labored breathing, Nausea, Decreased blood pressure, Slow heart rate.