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Nicopress 10mg Tablet

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Composition for Nicopress 10mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nicopress 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nicopress Tablet

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Uses of Nicopress Tablet

Nicopress 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Nicopress Tablet side effects

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

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

How Nicopress Tablet works

Nicopress 10mg 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 Nicopress Tablet

Expert advice for Nicopress Tablet

  • Nicopress 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.
  • Nicopress 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).
  • Nicopress may increase potassium levels in the blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
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Nicopress Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nicopress Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nicopress 10mg 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 Nicopress 10mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Nicopress 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nicopress 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nicopress 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nicopress 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nicopress 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nicopress Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nicopress 10mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Nicopress Tablet

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Nicopress belongs to the class of medicines known as potassium channel activator with nitric oxide-mediated vasodilating properties.
Nicopress 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 Nicopress. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.
No, Nicopress is not an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, Nicopress is not a beta blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, Nicopress is not a calcium channel blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, Nicopress 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.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Nicopress with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Tadalafil other strength: Modula, Tafil, Mildfil, Tadaflo, Ttab, Tadnor
Nicopress with Udenafil
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Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
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Medicines with composition Sildenafil low strength: Vasosure, Pulmosil, Sildaflow, PAH, Pulmoday, Target Plus
Nicopress with Vardenafil
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Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
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