Nicorex 5mg Tablet

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Composition for Nicorex 5mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nicorex Tablet

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Uses of Nicorex Tablet

Nicorex 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Side effects of Nicorex Tablet

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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 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

  • Nicorex 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.
  • Nicorex 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).
  • Nicorex may increase potassium levels in the blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nicorex 5mg Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Nicorex 5mg Tablet
during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Nicorex 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Nicorex 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nicorex 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Nicorex 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nicorex 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tazzle 10mg Tablet, PAH 20mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, 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.
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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 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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