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Korandil 10 Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Korandil Tablet

Korandil 10 Tablet is a medicine used for treatment and prevention of angina (heart related chest pain) due to narrowing of blood vessels. It reduces the workload of the heart and risk of future heart attack. This medicine should be used along with lifestyle changes like healthy diet, regular exercise and smoking cessation for best results. It is generally used in patients who remain symptomatic despite treatment with other medicines or cannot tolerate them. It should not be stopped abruptly. Dizziness and headache may be seen as side effects initially, which improve with time.

Uses of Korandil Tablet

Korandil Tablet side effects

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

How to use Korandil 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. Korandil 10 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Korandil Tablet works

Korandil 10 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.

Korandil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Korandil 10 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 Korandil 10 Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Korandil 10 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Korandil 10 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Korandil 10 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Korandil 10 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Korandil 10 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Korandil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Korandil 10 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 Korandil 10 Tablet to reduce attacks of chest pain (angina).
  • You must continue to take it as advised, usually for a long time.
  • Korandil 10 Tablet may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable painkiller. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Korandil 10 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 Korandil 10 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 Korandil 10 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 Korandil 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
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Suvida Force
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Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Korandil

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Can korandil and Monit 20 be taken simultaneously in stable angina
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you should follow your doctor's advice
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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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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Korandil used for?

Korandil 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 Korandil cause headache?

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

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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
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