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Oncid 20 mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Oncid 20 mg Capsule

MRP
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₹3.83/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Oncid Capsule

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Uses of Oncid Capsule

Oncid 20 mg Capsule is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Oncid Capsule side effects

Common

Side Effects of Oncid are Headache, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Flushing of face, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Oncid Capsule

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. Oncid 20 mg Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.

How Oncid Capsule works

Oncid 20 mg Capsule is a nitrate. It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.

In Depth Information on Oncid Capsule

Expert advice for Oncid Capsule

  • Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
  • You may develop tolerance to Oncid 20 mg Capsule with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Notify your doctor about other medicines (eg. sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil) that you are taking as Oncid 20 mg Capsule may interact with them and cause a serious fall in blood pressure. This may lead to collapse, unconsciousness and could be fatal.
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Oncid Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Oncid Capsule
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oncid 20 mg Capsule 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
Oncid 20 mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Oncid 20 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Oncid 20 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Oncid 20 mg Capsule is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Oncid 20 mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oncid 20 mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Oncid Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Oncid 20 mg Capsule, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Oncid Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Isosorbide Mononitrate

Oncid does not cause erectile dysfunction but should not be used with the drugs such as Viagra used to treat ED. Low blood pressure is a common side effect of Oncid. Hair loss is not common, but may occur in some especially in older (60+) females
Q. Is isosorbide mononitrate the same as isosorbide dinitrate?
Isosorbide mononitrate is the active metabolite of isosorbide dinitrate and is primarily used in the management of chronic stable angina. It has high bioavailability and a longer half-life (4-6 hours) than isosorbide dinitrate
No, Oncid does not get you high
Q. Is isosorbide mononitrate a beta blocker/ a blood thinner/ a calcium channel blocker/a statin /ace inhibitor/ a diuretic/ a narcotic?
No, isosorbide mononitrate is vasodilator. It is not a beta blocker, a blood thinner, a calcium channel blocker, ace inhibitor/ a diuretic or a statin. It is not a narcotic but narcotic symptoms may develop in some people
Do not crush, split, cut half or chew the Oncid tablets. Its efficacy may get reduce. Always follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use
Q. Can i take paracetamol with isosorbide mononitrate?
No interactions are found for paracetamol with isosorbide mononitrate, but it does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist
It is better to take Oncid in the morning during the time patients are active and leave them drug free during sleep.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Oncid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Oncid with Vardenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
Oncid with Udenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Oncid with Valethamate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Epidosin, Valosin, Valeth, Osdil, Valamate
Oncid with Trimebutine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Oncid with Cyclandelate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclasyn, Vasodal
Oncid with Oxyphenonium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
MODERATE
Oncid with Camylofin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cimetropium Bromide: Ibscim
Oncid with Fenoverine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv, Syncrospas
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Otilonium Bromide: Menoctyl, Colirid
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Complamina, Nicovas
Oncid with Buphenine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin

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