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Nikoran 5 mg Tablet

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Nikoran 5 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Nikoran 5 mg Tablet

MRP
250.4
₹12.52/Tablet
20 tablets in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Nikoran Tablet

Uses of Nikoran Tablet

Nikoran 5 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 5 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 5 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

  • Nikoran 5 mg Tablet 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 5 mg Tablet 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 5 mg Tablet 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 Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nikoran Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Nikoran 5 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Nikoran 5 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nikoran 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran 5 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Nikoran 5 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran 5 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 5 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.

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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.

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
Nikoran with Tadalafil IP
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Medicines with composition Tadalafil IP: Pulmopres
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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