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Composition for Nikos Products

Nikos Products are primarily used for

About Nikos Products

Uses of Nikos Products

Nicorandil is used in the treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain).

Nikos Products side effects


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

How Nikos Products work

Nicorandil 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 for Nikos Products

Expert advice for Nikos Products

  • You must continue to take it as advised, usually for a long time.
  • Nikos may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable painkiller. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • Nikos 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 Nikos as that may cause increased dizziness.
  • Do not take Nikos 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.
  • Inform your doctor if you notice any sign of ulceration such as bleeding from the back passage, blood in vomit or black stools.

Patient Concerns about Nikos Products

Frequently asked questions about Nikos Products

Frequently asked questions about Nicorandil

Q. What class of drug is Nikos and what is it used for?
Nikos belongs to a class of medicines known as “potassium channel openers”. It helps in the removal of potassium from the walls of arteries resulting in widening of the arteries. This decreases the workload of the heart to pump the blood. It also improves the blood and oxygen supply to your heart muscle. It is prescribed to patients of stable angina (chest pain) who cannot take other medicines (beta blockers, calcium channel antagonist) meant for angina.
Q. Can I stop taking Nikos?
No, you should not stop taking Nikos without speaking to your doctor first. If you stop Nikos suddenly, your anginal pain may recur. Talk to your doctor if you are experiencing any side effects.
Q. How long does it take Nikos to start working?
Nikos starts working after about an hour, but full benefits may be seen only after 4 to 5 days.
Q. For how long do I need to continue Nikos?
Continue taking your medicine for as long as your doctor tells you. Nikos is generally prescribed for a long term. You may even need to take it for the rest of your life.
Q. What if somebody accidentally takes excess of Nikos?
He or she should be taken to the hospital immediately. The person may experience signs of low blood pressure, which include feeling weak or dizzy. He or she may also experience irregular or fast heart beat.
Q. Can I take Nikos if I am taking aspirin?
You should avoid taking Nikos and aspirin together. Taking the two medicines together increases the risk of ulcer or bleeding ulcer in mouth, stomach, or intestine. If you notice blood in your stool or vomit while using Nikos, consult your doctor immediately.
Q. Who should not use Nikos?
People who are allergic to Nikos or any of its ingredients should avoid using this medicine. Also, patients who have heart problems such as cardiogenic shock or left ventricular failure with low filling pressure or cardiac decompensation or have a build-up of fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) should not use Nikos. Additionally, patients taking medicines to treat erectile dysfunction (such as sildenafil, tadalafil, and vardenafil) or medicines to treat “pulmonary hypertension (such as riociguat) should not use the medication. Your blood pressure may be affected if these medicines are taken with Nikos or if you have low blood volume.
Q. Can Nikos affect my sex life?
No, Nikos does not affect your sex life. However, it is not recommended to take medicines used to treat erectile dysfunction (such as sildenafil or tadalafil) or premature ejaculation (such as vardenafil or dapoxetine) while taking Nikos. Taking them together can lead to a serious drop in your blood pressure.

Products for Nikos

Nikos 5 Tablet
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Nikos 10mg Tablet
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