Active Ingredient(s):Nimodipine FDA Approved: * December 28, 1988 Pharm Company: *BAYER PHARMS Category:Blood Pressure
Nimodipine, sold under the brand name Nimotop among others, is calcium channel blocker used in preventing vasospasm secondary to subarachnoid hemorrhage (a form of cerebral hemorrhage). It was originally developed within the calcium channel blocker class as it was used for the treatment of high blood pressure, but is not used for this indication.
It was patented in 1971 and approved for medical use in the US in 1988. It was approved for medical use in G...
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