- Amlodipine Besilate–Olmesartan Medoxomil
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- Tadalafil Xtenda
What is Generic for Nimotop used for?
Generic for Nimotop (Nimodipine) is used to treat and prevent neurological problems (brain damage) caused by subarachnoid hemorrhage
Subarachnoid hemorrhage refers to bleeding in the space around the brain that occurs due to a ruptured brain blood vessel, which results in reduced blood flow to the brain. Generic for Nimotop relaxes blood vessels in the brain near the area of bleeding and improves blood flow, thereby reducing brain damage.
Generic for Nimotop belongs to a group of drugs called calcium channel blockers. Generic for Nimotop may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Nimotop?
The dosage of Generic for Nimotop prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Generic for Nimotop should be taken by mouth only. Take Generic for Nimotop tablets with a full glass of water on an empty stomach at least 1 hour before a meal or 2 hours after a meal.
Do not eat grapefruit or drink grapefruit juice while you are on Generic for Nimotop. Do not suddenly stop taking Generic for Nimotop tablets without consulting your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Nimotop?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Nimotop medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses to catch up for the missed dose.
What if you overdose on Generic for Nimotop?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Nimotop, seek medical attention immediately.
Overdose symptoms of Generic for Nimotop may include unusually fast or slow heartbeat, low blood pressure, gastrointestinal problems, weakness, nausea, dizziness and headache.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Nimotop?
- St. John's wort
- Valproic acid
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Nimotop.
Avoid eating grapefruit or drinking grapefruit juice while you are being treated with Generic for Nimotop medication.
Generic for Nimotop can interact with the following types of medicines: other calcium channel blockers, high blood pressure medications, diuretics, azole antifungals, macrolide antibiotics, erectile dysfunction medicines, tuberculosis medications, seizure medications, rifamycins and heart rhythm medications.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications (over-the-counter products) and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, which may increase the effect of Generic for Nimotop, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Nimotop?
Like other medicines, Generic for Nimotop can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Nimotop are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Nimotop cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Nimotop develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Nimotop can cause side effects such as headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, flushing, nausea and diarrhea. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Nimotop.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Nimotop?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Nimotop with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Nimotop?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Nimotop?
How will Generic for Nimotop work in my body?
How should Generic for Nimotop be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Nimotop drug interactions and side effects?
What other important information should you know about Generic for Nimotop?
Before taking Generic for Nimotop tablets, make sure to tell your doctor if you have
- low blood pressure
- liver problems
- recent head injury
- chest pain/recent heart attack
Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
- Store Generic for Nimotop at room temperature away from moisture and heat.
- Avoid drinking alcoholic beverages while you are taking Generic for Nimotop.
- Do not drive, operate machinery or perform any tasks that require alertness until you are certain you can do these activities safely.
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Nimotop is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.