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
Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, 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. K-Ion 5mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it 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
- K-ion reduces attacks of chest pain (angina). You must continue taking it as advised for a foreseeable future.
- May cause dizziness and lightheadedness. If this happens to you, do not drive or use machinery.
- K-ion may interact with other medicines (eg. sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil) and cause a major drop in blood pressure.
- Your doctor may adjust the dose depending upon the improvement in symptoms and presence of side effects such as hypotension (low blood pressure).
- K-ion may increase potassium levels in the blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
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.
No information is available on the use of K-Ion 5mg Tablet d+more
uring lactation. Please consult your doctor....
K-Ion 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or+more
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
K-Ion 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with ki+more
dney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K-Ion 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
K-Ion 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with li+more
ver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of K-Ion 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tazzle 10mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, Cialis 10mg Tablet, Tadgo 20mg 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
K-ion belongs to the class of medicines known as potassium channel activator with nitric oxide-mediated vasodilating properties.
K-ion 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.
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.
Yes, headache is a common side effect with K-ion. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.
No, K-ion is not an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, K-ion is not a beta blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, K-ion is not a calcium channel blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, K-ion 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.
K-ion 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.
K-ion 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.
User Submitted Feedback For K-Ion 5mg Tablet
Patients taking K-Ion 5mg Tablet
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What are you using this medicine for?
Chest pain (Angina)
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