Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR

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Overview

Uses of Nicostar Tablet PR

Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).

Nicostar Tablet PR side effects

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

How to use Nicostar Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nicostar Tablet PR works

Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR is a vasodilator. It works by reducing 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.

Nicostar Tablet PR related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR 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 Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nicostar Tablet PR?

If you miss a dose of Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR, 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR
₹17.4/Tablet PR
Nikoran OD 10 Tablet PR
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
₹23.77/Tablet PR
37% costlier

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR to reduce attacks of chest pain (angina).
  • You must continue to take it as advised, usually for a long time.
  • Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable painkiller. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR as that may cause increased dizziness.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice any sign of ulceration such as bleeding from the back passage, blood in vomit or black stools.
  • Do not take Nicostar OD 10 Tablet PR in combination with medicines that are used to treat erectile dysfunction (eg. sildenafil) or high blood pressure as that can cause a major drop in blood pressure.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nicostar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Suvida Force
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User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Nicostar used for?

Nicostar is used in the prevention and treatment of chronic stable angina. It decreases the risk of acute coronary syndrome (chest pain due to the sudden reduced flow of blood to the heart) in patients with chronic stable angina.

Q. Does Nicostar cause headache?

Yes, headache is a common side effect of Nicostar. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.

Related Ayurvedic Ingredients

Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Jan 2019.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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