Side Effects of Nucoril are Headache, Nausea, Vomiting, Weakness, Dizziness, Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk).
How to use Nucoril 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. Nucoril 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Nucoril 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 Nucoril Tablet
Expert advice for Nucoril Tablet
You have been prescribed Nucoril 10 mg Tablet to reduce attacks of chest pain (angina).
You must continue to take it as advised, usually for a long time.
Nucoril 10 mg Tablet may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable painkiller. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
Nucoril 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 Nucoril 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 Nucoril 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.
Nucoril Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nucoril Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nucoril 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.
No information is available on the use of Nucoril 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Nucoril 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Nucoril 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nucoril 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Nucoril 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nucoril 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Nucoril 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.
Nucoril belongs to the class of medicines known as potassium channel activator with nitric oxide-mediated vasodilating properties.
Q. What is Nucoril used for?
Nucoril 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 Nucoril 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 Nucoril cause headache?
Yes, headache is a common side effect with Nucoril. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.
Q. Is Nucoril an ACE inhibitor?
No, Nucoril is not an ACE (angiotensin-converting enzyme) inhibitor. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is Nucoril a beta blocker?
No, Nucoril is not a beta blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is Nucoril a calcium channel blocker?
No, Nucoril is not a calcium channel blocker. It is a potassium channel opener which also has nitric oxide-mediated vasodilatory property.
Q. Is Nucoril a nitrate?
No, Nucoril 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.