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Brand & Generic Names

Arlidin Forte
PMS Nylidrin

Basic Information

  • Habit forming? No
  • Prescription needed? Yes
  • Available as generic? Yes
  • Drug class: Vasodilator


  • May improve circulation in extremities.
  • Reduces dizziness caused by poor circulation in inner ear.

Dosage & Usage Information

How to take:
Tablet--Swallow with liquid or food to lessen stomach irritation. If you can't swallow whole, crumble tablet and take with liquid or food.

When to take:
At the same times each day.

If you forget a dose:
Take as soon as you remember up to 2 hours late. If more than 2 hours, wait for next scheduled dose (don't double this dose).

What drug does:
Stimulates nerves that dilate blood vessels, increasing oxygen and nutrients.

Time lapse before drug works:
10 to 30 minutes.

Don't take with:
Any other medicine without consulting your doctor or pharmacist.


Blood-pressure drop; nausea, vomiting; rapid, irregular heartbeat, chest pain; blurred vision; metallic taste.


  • Dial 911 (emergency) or O (operator) for an ambulance or medical help. Then give first aid immediately.
  • If patient is unconscious and not breathing, give mouth-to- mouth breathing. If there is no heartbeat, use cardiac massage and mouth-to-mouth breathing (CPR). Don't try to make patient vomit. If you can't get help quickly, take patient to nearest emergency facility.
  • See EMERGENCY Information.

Possible Adverse Reactions or Side Effects


    In case of overdose, see Overdose section.


  • Chest pain.
  • Blurred vision, fever, decreased or difficult urination.


  • Rapid or irregular heartbeat.
  • Dizziness, weakness, tiredness.


  • Shakiness, chills.
  • Headache, nausea, vomiting, flushed face, nervousness.

Warnings & Precautions

Don't take if:

  • You are allergic to any vasodilator drugs.
  • You have had a heart attack or stroke within 4 weeks.
  • You have an active peptic ulcer.

Before you start, consult your doctor:

  • If you have had heart disease, heart rhythm disorders (especially rapid heartbeat), a stroke or poor circulation to the brain.
  • If you have glaucoma.
  • If you have an overactive thyroid gland.
  • If you plan to become pregnant within medication period.
  • If you use tobacco.

Over age 60:
Adverse reactions and side effects may be more frequent and severe than in younger persons.

No proven harm to unborn child. Avoid if possible. Consult doctor.

No proven problems. Consult doctor.

Infants & children:
Not recommended.

Prolonged use:
No problems expected.

Skin & sunlight:
No problems expected.

Driving, piloting or hazardous work:
Don't drive or pilot aircraft until you learn how medicine affects you. Don't work around dangerous machinery. Don't climb ladders or work in high places. Danger increases if you drink alcohol or take medicine affecting alertness and reflexes, such as antihistamines, tranquilizers, sedatives, pain medicine, narcotics and mind-altering drugs.

Don't discontinue without consulting doctor. If your condition worsens, contact your doctor immediately. Dose may require gradual reduction if you have taken drug for a long time. Doses of other drugs may also require adjustment.

No problems expected.

Possible Interaction with Other Drugs

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Beta-adrenergic Decreased effect of
blockers* nylidrin.
Phenothiazines* Increased blood level of

Possible Interaction with Other Substances

--------------- ---------------
Alcohol: Possible increased stomach-acid
secretion. Use with caution.
Beverages: None expected.
Cocaine: Increased adverse effects of
Foods: None expected.
Marijuana: None expected.
Tobacco: Decreased nylidrin effect. Worsens
circulation. Avoid.

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