Nimodipine is a calcium channel blocker. Nimodipine relaxes (widens) blood vessels and improves blood flow. Nimodipine is used to prevent brain damage caused by reduced blood flow to the brain resulting from aneurysm (AN-yor-iz-m), a dilated or ruptured blood vessel in the brain. Nimodipine may also be used for purposes other than those listed here.
Nimodipine belongs to a class of medication known as channel blockers and is used to decrease conditions brought about by a certain type of bleeding in the brain. Nimodipine capsules are formulated as soft gelatin capsules used for oral administration. Each capsule contains 30mg of Nimodipine.