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NIKORAN 5 MG TABLET

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Composition FOR NIKORAN

Nicorandil(5 mg)

food interaction for NIKORAN

alcohol interaction for NIKORAN

pregnancy interaction for NIKORAN

lactation interaction for NIKORAN

medicine interaction for NIKORAN

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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nikoran 5 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nikoran 5 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Nikoran 5 mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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  • SALT INFORMATION FOR NIKORAN

    Nicorandil(5 mg)

    Uses

    Nikoran 5 mg tablet is used in the treatment of angina (chest pain), heart failure and increased blood pressure

    How it works

    Nikoran 5 mg tablet relaxes the blood vessels and lowers blood pressure, which allows more blood and oxygen to get to the heart and other organs.

    Common side effects

    Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Weakness, Increased heart rate, Flushing, Dizziness

    COMMON DOSAGE FOR NIKORAN 5 MG TABLET

    Patients taking NIKORAN 5 MG TABLET

    • 63%
      Twice A Day
    • 23%
      Once A Day
    • 10%
      Thrice A Day
    • 3%
      Four Times A Day

    SUBSTITUTES FOR NIKORAN

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    • KORANDIL 5 MG TABLET
      (10 tablets in strip)
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      Rs. 11.40/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 114
      same price
    • K COR 5 MG TABLET
      (20 tablets in strip)
      Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      Rs. 11.35/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 227
      same price
    • NICOSTAR 5 MG TABLET
      (20 tablets in strip)
      Lupin Ltd
      Rs. 6.20/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 124
      save 46% more per tablet
    • NUCORIL 5 MG TABLET
      (30 tablets in strip)
      Emcure Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      Rs. 9.97/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 299
      save 12% more per tablet
    • ZYNICOR 5 MG TABLET
      (20 tablets in bottle)
      Zydus Cadila
      Rs. 14.88/tablet
      Tablet
      Rs. 297.70
      pay 31% more per tablet

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    Expert advice FOR NIKORAN

    Do not start or continue nicorandil and consult your doctor:
    • If you have severe mouth sores (ulceration).
    • If you are taking medication to lower blood pressure.
    • If your taking medication to treat inflammation (corticosteroids).
    • If you have blood volume depletion or fluid in the lungs (acute pulmonary edema).
    The tablets are sensitive to moisture; hence the patients should be advised to keep the tablets in their blister until intake. Nicorandil tablets are not suitable to take to treat an angina attack. Blood pressure-lowering effects of nicorandil can reduce the ability to drive or to use machines. This effect can be increased in conjunction with alcohol. Caution should be maintained while driving or operating heavy machinery.

    Frequently asked questions FOR NIKORAN

    Nicorandil

    Q.

    Is nicorandil FDA Approved?
    Yes, it is FDA approved for prevention and treatment of long term chronic stable angina (sensation of pressure, squeezing, or pain in the chest due to insufficient supply of blood to the muscles of the heart) and acute coronary syndrome

    Q.

    Is nicorandil a beta blocker/calcium channel blocker/angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitor/nitrate?
    No, nicorandil belong to class of medication called as potassium channel activator

    Q.

    What is nicorandil and for what treatment it is used for?
    Nicorandil belong to class of medication called as potassium channel activator. It is used in prevention and treatment of chronic stable angina and acute coronary syndrome

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    Q.

    Can nicorandil used for lowering blood pressure?
    No, it is not used to lower blood pressure. However, concomitant administration with blood pressure lowering drugs (vasodilators, alcohol. Tricyclic antidepressants ) may decrease the blood pressure of hypotensive patients. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects

    Q.

    Does nicorandil cause headache?
    Yes, headache is the most common side effect with nicorandil. Patients should consult doctors regarding the possible side effects.

    WHAT OUR USERS ARE SAYING ABOUT NIKORAN 5 MG TABLET

    How effective is this medicine?

    Effective
    67%
    Can't say
    11%
    Moderately effective
    11%
    Not effective
    11%

    Do you find this medicine expensive?

    Yes
    100%

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    Content on this page was last updated on 03 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)