Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR

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Composition for Nikoran 10mg Tablet PR

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Medicine Overview of Nikoran Tablet PR

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Uses of Nikoran Tablet PR

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

Common

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

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How to use Nikoran Tablet PR

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nikoran Tablet PR works

Nikoran od 10mg tablet pr 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 PR

Expert advice for Nikoran Tablet PR

  • 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR 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 OD 10mg Ta
blet PR during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
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Driving
Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, t
ired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR is probably safe to use in patient
s with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR is probably safe to use in patient
s with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nikoran OD 10mg Tablet PR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tazzle 10mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, Cialis 10mg Tablet, Tadgo 20mg Tablet

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.
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Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nikoran 10mg Tablet PR

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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Substitutes for Nikoran

No substitutes found for this medicine
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