DO NOT ADMINISTER NIMOTOP INTRAVENOUSLY OR BY OTHER PARENTERAL ROUTES. DEATHS AND SERIOUS, LIFE-THREATENING ADVERSE EVENTS HAVE OCCURRED WHEN THE CONTENTS OF NIMOTOP CAPSULES HAVE BEEN INJECTED PARENTERALLY."Parenteral" means not administered through the digestive system, usually by injection or intravenous method.
Less Common Side Effects:Check with your doctor if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome:
Constipation; diarrhea; dizziness or lightheadedness (more common with bepridil and nifedipine); flushing and feeling of warmth (more common with nicardipine and nifedipine); headache (more common with felodipine, isradipine, and nifedipine); nausea (more common with bepridil and nifedipine); unusual tiredness or weakness
Always Notify Doctor:Less Common: Breathing difficulty, coughing, or wheezing; irregular or fast, pounding heartbeat; skin rash; swelling of ankles, feet, or lower legs (more common with felodipine and nifedipine)
Rare: Bleeding, tender, or swollen gums; chest pain (may appear about 30 minutes after medicine is taken); fainting
Other side effects not listed above may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your doctor.