Nikoran 10mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Nikoran 10mg Tablet

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₹18.65/Tablet
20 tablets in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Nikoran Tablet

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Uses of Nikoran Tablet

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

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

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How to use Nikoran 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 Nikoran 10mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Nikoran Tablet works

Nikoran 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 Nikoran Tablet

Expert advice for Nikoran Tablet

  • Avoid Nikoran 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Nikoran 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nikoran 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.
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Lactation
No information is available on the use of Nikoran 10mg Table
t during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Nikoran 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Nikoran 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Nikoran 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran 10mg 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, ED Save 20mg Disintegrating Strip

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 Nikoran 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Nicorandil

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