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K-Cor 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of K-Cor Tablet

K-Cor 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).

K-Cor Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Dizziness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)

How to use K-Cor Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. K-Cor 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How K-Cor Tablet works

K-Cor 10 mg Tablet is a vasodilator. It works by reducing the workload of the heart. As a result, heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply. This reduces the frequency and severity of angina attacks.

K-Cor Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
K-Cor 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of K-Cor 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
K-Cor 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
K-Cor 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K-Cor 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
K-Cor 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K-Cor 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of K-Cor Tablet?

If you miss a dose of K-Cor 10 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed K-Cor 10 mg Tablet to reduce attacks of chest pain (angina).
  • You must continue to take it as advised, usually for a long time.
  • K-Cor 10 mg Tablet may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable painkiller. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • K-Cor 10 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking K-Cor 10 mg Tablet as that may cause increased dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice any sign of ulceration such as bleeding from the back passage, blood in vomit or black stools.
  • Do not take K-Cor 10 mg Tablet in combination with medicines that are used to treat erectile dysfunction (eg. sildenafil) or high blood pressure as that can cause a major drop in blood pressure.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking K-Cor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra
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Brand(s): Suvida Force, Tadagra
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to K-Cor

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Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
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It contains Ivabradine is a used to treat symptomatic stable angina pectoris (chest pain), chronic heart failure. It can be used in combination with standard therapy, including beta-blocker therapy or when beta-blockers are contraindicated or not tolerated.
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FAQs

Q. What is K-Cor used for?

K-Cor is used in the prevention and treatment of chronic stable angina. It decreases the risk of acute coronary syndrome (chest pain due to the sudden reduced flow of blood to the heart) in patients with chronic stable angina.

Q. Does K-Cor cause headache?

Yes, headache is a common side effect of K-Cor. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.

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Manufacturer/Marketer Address
Atlanta Arcade, Marol Church Road, Andheri (East), Mumbai - 400059, INDIA.
A licensed pharmacy from your nearest location will deliver K-Cor 10mg Tablet. Once the pharmacy accepts your order, the details of the pharmacy will be shared with you. Acceptance of your order is based on the validity of your prescription and the availability of this medicine.
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