Is there a generic for nimodipine?
Nimodipine (Nymalize) is available as a generic medication and may be significantly cheaper compared to the brand version.
Is there a substitute for nimodipine?
Nicardipine. Nicardipine is a dihydropyridine calcium antagonist that, similarly to nimodipine, blocks the L-type voltage-gated calcium channels preventing the influx of extracellular calcium, which would eventfully lead to muscle contraction.
Is nimodipine a controlled substance?
Nimodipine is used in the treatment of subarachnoid hemorrhage and belongs to the drug class calcium channel blocking agents. Risk cannot be ruled out during pregnancy. Nimodipine 30 mg is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).
What is another name for nimodipine?
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).