Substitutes for K-ION TABLET
MAYONIL 5MG TABLET
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NICOSTAR 5MG TABLET
NIKOLIFE 5MG TABLET
NICOREX 5MG TABLET
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DUORANDIL 5MG TABLET
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Medicine Overview of K-ION TABLET
Uses of K-ION TABLET
K-ion 5mg tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).
Side effects of K-ION TABLET
Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Weakness, Dizziness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk).
How to use K-ION 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take K-ion 5mg tablet at a fixed time.
How K-ION TABLET works
K-ion 5mg tablet reduces 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.
In Depth Information on K-ION TABLET
Expert advice for K-ION TABLET
- Avoid Nicorandil if you are using sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil since it can lead to a serious drop in blood pressure.
- Avoid any medicines or food that may increase potassium levels.
- Do not drive or use heavy machinery until angina symptoms are controlled and side effects including dizziness and hypotension have settled.
- Your doctor may ask to check blood pressure if the dose is increased, as it may lower the blood pressure.
Special precautions for K-ION 5MG TABLET
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
K-ion 5mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
K-ion 5mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
There is no interaction between renal impairment and consumi+more
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed....
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TAZZLE 10MG TABLET, TAZZLE 20MG TABLET, ED SAVE 20MG DISINTEGRATING STRIP, CIALIS 10MG TABLET
If you miss a dose of Nicorandil, 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.
Frequently asked questions for K-ION 5MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Nicorandil
Q. What is nicorandil?
Nicorandil belongs to the class of medicines known as potassium channel activator with nitric oxide-mediated vasodilating properties.
Q. What is nicorandil used for?
Nicorandil is used in the prevention and treatment of chronic stable angina and in decreasing the risk of acute coronary syndrome in patients with chronic stable angina with risk factors.
Q. Can nicorandil used for lowering blood pressure?
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.
Q. Does nicorandil cause headache?
Yes, headache is a common side effect with nicorandil. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.
Q. Is nicorandil an ACE inhibitor?
No, nicorandil is not an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is nicorandil a beta blocker?
No, nicorandil is not a beta blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is nicorandil a calcium channel blocker?
No, nicorandil is not a calcium channel blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is nicorandil a nitrate?
Nicorandil 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.
Q. Nicorandil is used for?
Nicorandil is a potassium channel opener and also has nitrate mediated action. It is used for conditions like chronic stable angina and for risk reduction in acute coronary syndromes.
Q. Why is nicorandil not available in the US?
Nicorandil is not yet approved by the FDA for use in the United States of America.
Q. Does nicorandil lower blood pressure?
Nicorandil may lower the blood pressure, especially in hypertensive patients. Hence it should be used with caution when used along with other antihypertensive drugs. Please consult your doctor if you are experiencing low blood pressure while taking nicorandil.
Q. Does nicorandil work?
Nicorandil is a potassium channel opener and also has nitrate mediated action. It acts by relaxing the vascular smooth muscles and reducing the workload of the heart. It is used in the treatment of chronic angina.
Q. How long does nicorandil take to work?
Nicorandil is rapidly absorbed after oral intake and attains a peak plasma concentration between thirty to sixty minutes.