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Nikoran 10 mg Tablet

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Nikoran 10 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nikoran 10 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nikoran Tablet

Uses of Nikoran Tablet

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

Nikoran Tablet side effects

Common

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

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. Nikoran 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nikoran Tablet works

Nikoran 10 mg Tablet 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.

In Depth Information on Nikoran Tablet

Expert advice for Nikoran Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Nikoran 10 mg Tablet to reduce attacks of chest pain (angina).
  • You must continue to take it as advised, usually for a long time.
  • Nikoran 10 mg Tablet may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable painkiller. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Nikoran 10 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Nikoran 10 mg Tablet 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 Nikoran 10 mg Tablet 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.
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Nikoran Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nikoran Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nikoran 10 mg 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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Nikoran 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Nikoran 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nikoran 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nikoran 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nikoran Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nikoran 10 mg Tablet, 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

Questions Related to Nikoran
Please check the reports and advise what to do? I am a heart patient for last 12 years I am taking medicines Nitroglycerin 2.6 BD NIKORAN 10 OD Clopidogrel 75 OD Ecosprin 75 OD Atorvastin 10 OD Metacard 50 xl OD Flavedon 20 BD Shelcal for calcium OD Above all medicines are prescribed and I am taking this medicines
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
Your cholesterol levels are high. start exercise in morning and evening for atleast 20 to 30 minutes per day. Include fresh vegetables and fruits in your diet. Increase water intake atleast 2 to 3 lites per day. Take small meals, don't take heavy meals. Avoid fried food or junk food.With this you can start taking: SBL CHOLESTERINUM TRITURATION TABLET 3X2 tablets 2 times a day.
Hi , I had heart attack om dec. After that i am taking medicine for this like enbeta ,Remistar,Calopivas. But from last 2 days, i feel little bit pressure in my chest. So can you describe me wt is the issue. Thanks
Dr. Sameer Maheshwari
Heart Specialist
This is Sameer, cardiologist.Chest pressure can be a sign of heart problem especially if this pressure occurs after exertion. I can understand you had a heart attack earlier & Angioplasty must have been done. So i will advice you for a Stress Echo to rule out cardiac cause of this pain. You have to stop Embeta 2 days prior to stress echo. I will also advice you to start Tab Nikoran 5mg twice daily, but stop this too 2 days prior to the test. Continue taking the rest of medications & get back if you need more help. Thanks

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Frequently asked questions about Nikoran Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nicorandil

Q. What is Nikoran?
Nikoran belongs to the class of medicines known as potassium channel activator with nitric oxide-mediated vasodilating properties.
Q. What is Nikoran used for?
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.
Q. Can Nikoran be 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.
Q. Does Nikoran cause headache?
Yes, headache is a common side effect with Nikoran. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.
Q. Is Nikoran an ACE inhibitor?
No, Nikoran is not an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is Nikoran a beta blocker?
No, Nikoran is not a beta blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is Nikoran a calcium channel blocker?
No, Nikoran is not a calcium channel blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is Nikoran a nitrate?
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.

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