Belongs to a family of drugs called calcium channel blockers. It is being investigated for use with anticancer drugs to prevent or overcome drug resistance and improve response to chemotherapy.


... NIMODIPINE (Nimotop®) is a calcium-channel blocker. It affects the flow of calcium in and out of certain cells in your body and relaxes blood vessels. Nimodipine is used to treat subarachnoid hemorrhage, a condition in which severe headaches and stiff neck are caused by bleeding into the space around the brain. Generic nimodipine capsules are not yet available. ...
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Nimodipine Systematic (IUPAC) name 2-methoxyethyl1-methylethyl ...
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Nimodipine for Headaches
... Common brand name: Nimotop Why is this drug prescribed? Your doctor has prescribed nimodipine to help prevent your headaches. It has been shown to be effective in preventing cluster headaches. It is c...
Source: Cleveland Clinic