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 5 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
K-Cor 5 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.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
K-Cor 5 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.
No information is available on the use of K-Cor 5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
K-Cor 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
K-Cor 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K-Cor 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
K-Cor 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K-Cor 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of K-Cor 5 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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No, it is not used to lower blood pressure. However, concomitant administration with blood pressure lowering drugs (vasodilators, alcohol) may decrease the blood pressure. Patients consult your doctor for the treatment of your high blood pressure.
No, K-cor is not a nitrate. It is a potassium channel opener which also has a nitrate moiety in its structure. It acts by dilating your blood vessels and is used in the treatment of conditions like angina pectoris.