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Basic Drug Info
Drug Name:Nimodipine
Manufacturer:SUN PHARMACEUTICAL INDUSTRIES INC.
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Clinical Trials:


Indications and Usage
Nimodipine capsules 30 mg are indicated for the improvement of neurological outcome by reducing the incidence and severity of ischemic deficits in patients with subarachnoid hemorrhage from ruptured intracranial berry aneurysms regardless of their post-ictus neurological condition (i.e., Hunt and Hess Grades I-V).
Malnutrition -- disorder of nutrition due to unbalanced or insufficient diet or to defective assimilation or utilization of nutrients.

Subarachnoid Hemorrhage -- Bleeding into the intracranial or spinal SUBARACHNOID SPACE, most resulting from INTRACRANIAL ANEURYSM rupture. It can occur after traumatic injuries (SUBARACHNOID HEMORRHAGE, TRAUMATIC). Clinical features include HEADACHE; NAUSEA; VOMITING, nuchal rigidity, variable neurological deficits and reduced mental status.

Contraindications
None known.
Warnings

DEATH DUE TO INADVERTENT INTRAVENOUS ADMINISTRATION:DO NOT ADMINISTER NIMODIPINE INTRAVENOUSLY OR BY OTHER PARENTERAL ROUTES.

DEATHS AND SERIOUS, LIFE THREATENING ADVERSE EVENTS, INCLUDING CARDIAC ARREST, CARDIOVASCULAR COLLAPSE, HYPOTENSION, AND BRADYCARDIA, HAVE OCCURRED WHEN THE CONTENTS OF NIMODIPINE CAPSULES HAVE BEEN INJECTED PARENTERALLY (SEEDOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION).
Branded Drugs
The following US Branded drugs contain Nimodipine


NIMOTOP -- BAYER PHARMACEUTICALS CORP


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