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Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet

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₹4/Tablet CR
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Medicine Overview of Nestin Tablet CR

Uses of Nestin Tablet CR

Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).

Nestin Tablet CR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Nestin are Headache, Lightheadedness.

How to use Nestin Tablet CR

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. Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nestin Tablet CR works

Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet is a nitrate. It works by relaxing the blood vessels which decreases the oxygen demand of the heart and reduces its workload. It thus prevents/treats attacks of angina (chest pain).

In Depth Information on Nestin Tablet CR

Expert advice for Nestin Tablet CR

  • Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
  • You may develop tolerance to Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Notify your doctor about other medicines (eg. sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil) that you are taking as Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet may interact with them and cause a serious fall in blood pressure. This may lead to collapse, unconsciousness and could be fatal.
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Nestin Tablet CR related warnings
Special precautions for Nestin Tablet CR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Nestin 2.6 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nestin Tablet CR?uses

If you miss a dose of Nestin 2.6 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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Frequently asked questions about Nestin Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions about Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate

Q. What is Nestin?
Nestin belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What does Nestin treat?
Nestin is used to prevent or stop angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart) and stop spasms in the blood vessels of the heart.
Q. Is Nestin a vasodilator?
Nestin belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It works by relaxing the blood vessels of the heart, reducing the strain on the heart and making it easier to pump blood.
Q. How does Nestin cause vasodilation?
Vasodilation with Nestin is achieved by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels by relaxing the smooth muscles of the blood vessels.
Q. How is Nestin is taken?
Nestin is taken in the form of sublingual tablets, sprays, and transdermal patches for the treatment of angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart).
Q. Is Nestin a beta blocker?
Nestin is not a beta blocker. Nestin belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. Is Nestin harmful?
Nestin is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Nestin a steroid?
Nestin is not a steroid. Nestin belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What is Nestin spray used for?
Nestin spray is used to relieve the pain of an angina attack as soon as it has started. It is also used to prevent angina caused by exercise, emotional stress or exposure to cold.
Q. How does Nestin spray work?
Nestin spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Nestin, the active ingredient, each time the button is pressed. It is to be used under your tongue and should not be inhaled. It is used to relieve the pain of an angina attack as soon as it has started. It is also used to prevent angina caused by exercise, emotional stress or exposure to cold.
Q. Why is Nestin given sublingually?
Nestin is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Nestin is also readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, but due to its large breakdown (extensive first-pass metabolism) in the liver, its bioavailability (fraction of a given dose in an unchanged form that reaches the systemic circulation) is decreased.
Q. Does glyceryl trinitrate work like sildenafil?
Both sildenafil and glyceryl trinitrate work by dilation of blood vessels which helps in a better blood flow but the mechanisms are entirely different and they are used for different conditions. Sildenafil is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction and glyceryl trinitrate is used for the treatment of chest pain. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for your disease conditions.
Q. Does Nestin work?
Nestin works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Q. Why does Nestin cause a headache?
Headache is a side effect of Nestin and this can be due to the dilation of cerebral arteries (those arteries supplying different parts of the brain). It usually disappears within several days of continued treatment.
Q. How does Nestin relieve angina pectoris?
Nestin belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It acts by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels by relaxing its smooth muscles. This reduces the strain on the heart by making it easier to pump blood. In this manner, Nestin relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Q. How does Nestin reduce blood pressure?
Nestin reduces the blood pressure by dilating the blood vessels and decreasing the workload of the heart. However, it is not used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Nestin with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nestin with Vardenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
Nestin with Tadalafil IP
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tadalafil IP: Pulmopres
Nestin with Udenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Nestin with Oxyphenonium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Nestin with Valethamate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide, Valosin, Valeth, Osdil, Valamate
Nestin with Fenoverine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv, Syncrospas
Nestin with Otilonium Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Otilonium Bromide: Menoctyl, Colirid
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Nicovas
Nestin with Trimebutine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cimetropium Bromide: Ibscim
Nestin with Buphenine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Nestin with Camylofin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil, Hyomide, Gastreco, SMS-H
Nestin with Cyclandelate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclasyn, Vasodal
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