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Nikoran 2mg Injection

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Composition for Nikoran 2mg Injection

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Primary uses of Nikoran 2mg Injection

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78
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Nikoran Injection

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Uses of Nikoran Injection

Nikoran 2mg Injection is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Nikoran Injection side effects

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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 Nikoran Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Nikoran Injection works

Nikoran 2mg Injection 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 Injection

Expert advice for Nikoran Injection

  • Nikoran 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.
  • Nikoran 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).
  • Nikoran may increase potassium levels in the blood. Avoid taking potassium supplements and potassium-rich foods such as banana and broccoli.
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Nikoran Injection related warnings
Special precautions for Nikoran Injection
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nikoran 2mg Injection 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 2mg Injection during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Nikoran 2mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nikoran 2mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran 2mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nikoran 2mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran 2mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nikoran Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Nikoran 2mg Injection, 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 about Nikoran Injection

Frequently asked questions about 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Nikoran with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Tadalafil other strength: Modula, Tafil, Mildfil, Tadaflo, Ttab, Tadnor
Nikoran with Vardenafil
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Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
Nikoran with Udenafil
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Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
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Medicines with composition Sildenafil low strength: Vasosure, Pulmosil, Sildaflow, PAH, Pulmoday, Target Plus
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