Nicorex 5mg Tablet

Aprica Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Nicorex 5mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

10 tablets in 1 strip

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Medicine Overview of Nicorex Tablet


Uses of Nicorex Tablet

Nicorex 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).

Side effects of Nicorex Tablet


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


How to use Nicorex 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nicorex 5mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Nicorex Tablet works

Nicorex 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 Nicorex Tablet

Expert advice for Nicorex Tablet

  • Avoid Nicorex if you are using sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil since it can lead to a serious drop in blood pressure.
  • Avoid any medicines or food that may increase potassium levels.
  • Do not drive or use heavy machinery until angina symptoms are controlled and side effects including dizziness and hypotension have settled.
  • Your doctor may ask to check blood pressure if the dose is increased, as it may lower the blood pressure.
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Special precautions for Nicorex 5mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nicorex 5mg 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.
Nicorex 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Nicorex 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Nicorex 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney di
sease. No dose adjustment of Nicorex 5mg Tablet is recommended.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tazzle 10mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, ED Save 20mg Disintegrating Strip, Cialis 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nicorex 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nicorandil

Nicorex belongs to the class of medicines known as potassium channel activator with nitric oxide-mediated vasodilating properties.
Nicorex 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 Nicorex. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.
No, Nicorex is not an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, Nicorex is not a beta blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, Nicorex is not a calcium channel blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
No, Nicorex 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.
Nicorex 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.
Nicorex 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 Nicorex.
Nicorex 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.

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