1mg, best e pharmacy in India
Rs.119for 1 strip(s) (10 tablets each)
1
Unfortunately, we don't have any more items in stock
Report Error

Composition FOR NICOREX

Nicorandil(20mg)

food interaction for NICOREX

alcohol interaction for NICOREX

pregnancy interaction for NICOREX

lactation interaction for NICOREX

medicine interaction for NICOREX

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
medicine
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nicorex 10mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nicorex 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Nicorex 10mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE
  • LIFE-THREATENING INTERACTION
    VIAGRA 100 MG TABLET, UPWARDZ 20MG TABLET, UPWARDZ 10MG TABLET & 7 more
  • SALT INFORMATION FOR NICOREX

    Nicorandil(20mg)

    Uses

    Nicorex 10mg tablet is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain)

    How it works

    Nicorex 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.

    Common side effects

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

    SUBSTITUTES FOR NICOREX

    1 Substitutes
    1 Substitutes
    Sorted By
    RelevancePrice
    • NIKORAN OD 20 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 36.20/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 362
      pay 204% more per tablet

    Top Cardiologists

    Expert advice FOR NICOREX

    Do not start or continue nicorandil and consult your doctor:
    • If you have severe mouth sores (ulceration).
    • If you are taking medication to lower blood pressure.
    • If your taking medication to treat inflammation (corticosteroids).
    • If you have blood volume depletion or fluid in the lungs (acute pulmonary edema).
    The tablets are sensitive to moisture; hence the patients should be advised to keep the tablets in their blister until intake. Nicorandil tablets are not suitable to take to treat an angina attack. Blood pressure-lowering effects of nicorandil can reduce the ability to drive or to use machines. This effect can be increased in conjunction with alcohol. Caution should be maintained while driving or operating heavy machinery.

    Frequently asked questions FOR NICOREX

    Nicorandil

    Q.

    What is nicorandil?
    Nicorandil belong 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.

    Show More
    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.

    Articles


    Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)