"On May 10, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Nymalize, a new nimodipine oral solution, to treat patients experiencing symptoms resulting from ruptured blood vessels in the brain (subarachnoid hemorrhage). Nimodipine previously was av"...
(nimodipine) Oral Solution
NYMALIZE contains nimodipine, a dihydropyridine calcium channel blocker. Nimodipine is isopropyl 2methoxyethyl 1,4-dihydro-2,6-dimethyl-4-(m-nitrophenyl)-3,5-pyridinedicarboxylate. It has a molecular weight of 418.5 and a molecular formula of C21H26N2O7. The structural formula is:
Nimodipine is a yellow crystalline substance, practically insoluble in water.
NYMALIZE Oral Solution contains 60 mg of nimodipine per 20 mL. In addition, the oral solution contains the following inactive ingredients: ethanol, glycerin, methylparaben, polyethylene glycol, sodium phosphate monobasic, sodium phosphate dibasic, and water.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/23/2013
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