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Nucoril 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Nucoril Tablet

Nucoril 10 mg Tablet is a medicine used for treatment and prevention of angina (heart related chest pain) due to narrowing of blood vessels. It reduces the workload of the heart and risk of future heart attack. This medicine should be used along with lifestyle changes like healthy diet, regular exercise and smoking cessation for best results. It is generally used in patients who remain symptomatic despite treatment with other medicines or cannot tolerate them. It should not be stopped abruptly. Dizziness and headache may be seen as side effects initially, which improve with time.

Nucoril Tablet side effects

Common
  • 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.

How Nucoril Tablet works

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.

Nucoril Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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.
Lactation
No information is available on the use of Nucoril 10 mg Tablet during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
Nucoril 10 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
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.
Liver
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.

What if you miss a dose of Nucoril Tablet?

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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Nucoril 10 mg Tablet
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Expert Advice

  • 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. Do not 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Nucoril with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Suvida Force
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra
LIFE-THREATENING

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Nucoril

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FAQs

Q. What is Nucoril used for?

Nucoril is used in the prevention and treatment of chronic stable angina. It decreases the risk of acute coronary syndrome (chest pain due to the sudden reduced flow of blood to the heart) in patients with chronic stable angina.

Q. Does Nucoril cause headache?

Yes, headache is a common side effect of Nucoril. Talk to your doctor if you experience this side effect while taking this medicine.

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