Nimodipine Side Effects
What should I watch for?
Visit your doctor or health care professional for regular checks on your progress.
Common and Rare Side Effects
Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.
Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:
chest pain or discomfort
difficult or labored breathing
fast, pounding, or irregular heartbeat or pulse
lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
shortness of breath
slow or irregular heartbeat
tightness in the chest
unusual tiredness or weakness
Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:
Abdominal or stomach cramps, discomfort, or pain
blemishes on the skin
feeling sad or empty
lack or loss of appetite
loss of interest or pleasure
nausea or vomiting
swollen mouth and tongue
urge to have bowel movement
Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.