GENERIC NAME: NYLIDRIN - ORAL (NYE-leh-drin)
USES: This medication helps to widen blood vessels so blood flows better. It is used in Raynaud's disease, night leg cramps and other blood circulatory disorders to improve blood flow.
HOW TO USE: Take this medication as prescribed. Do not stop taking this medication without consulting your doctor.
SIDE EFFECTS: Dizziness, stomach upset, loss of appetite, nausea, trembling, weakness or nervousness may occur the first several days as your body adjusts to the medication. If any of these effects continue or become bothersome, inform your doctor. To avoid dizziness and lightheadedness when rising from a seated or lying position, get up slowly. Also limit your intake of alcoholic beverages and avoid overheating which will aggravate these effects. Notify your doctor if you develop: chest pain, pounding heartbeat, vomiting, skin rash. Use caution operating machinery if this medication makes you drowsy. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.
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