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Av Cor 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 67.00
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Medical Description

Avcor Tablet is used to treat and prevent chest pain that is related to the heart. It contains nicorandil as an active ingredient. Take this medicine only after consulting the doctor. It should be tak...
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ContainsNicorandil(5.0 Mg)
UsesAngina or chest pain
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, skin redness
ClassificationANTI-ANGINAL
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Uses of Avcor 5 MG

Avcor Tablet is used for the prevention and long-term treatment of heart-related chest pain.

Contraindications of Avcor 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Nicorandil or any other components of Avcor Tablet
  • If you have a low blood pressure
  • If you are suffering from any heart problems
  • If your doctor has told you that you have a build-up of fluid in your lung
  • If you are taking medications like vardenafil, sildenafil, etc. to treat impotency or riociguat to treat a lung disease

Side effects of Avcor 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Skin redness
  • Weakness

Precautions and Warnings of Avcor 5 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Avcor Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It would be preferable if you could avoid using Avcor Tablet during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Avcor Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Avcor Tablet is not recommended during breastfeeding because it is unknown if it passes into breast milk. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine while breastfeeding.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Avcor Tablet?
A:
Avcor Tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision as side effects, thus, you need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Avcor Tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Avcor Tablet as it is unsafe and may lower your blood pressure.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood pressure.
  • You are suffering from some heart condition.
  • You have problems with your kidney.
  • You have a blood enzyme deficiency (glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency).
  • You have a low blood potassium level and are on medications for it.
  • You notice red, itchy, swollen eyes, experience mouth ulcers, blood in your stools or vomit, etc. after taking Avcor Tablet.
  • Avcor Tablet is not recommended to be used in children.

Mode of Action of Avcor 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Avcor Tablet works by improving the blood and oxygen supply of the heart muscle and reducing its workload, thus increasing the blood flow through the blood vessels of the heart.

Directions for Use of Avcor 5 MG

Take Avcor Tablet exactly as directed by the physician; swallow it whole with a glass of water or milk. It can be taken with or without food. Do not break, crush, or chew the medicine. It is essential...
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Interactions of Avcor 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • You need to mention all the medicines you take including herbal, vitamins & mineral supplements to your doctor before starting Avcor Tablet.
  • This medicine should not be used simultaneously with medicine like sildenafil, vardenafil (used to treat sexual problems in men), riociguat (used in lung and heart diseases) as it may lead to a seriou...
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  • This medicine may alter the effects of certain medicines like captopril (used in heart diseases), Amitriptyline (used to treat mental health) when used concomitantly.
  • Medicines like dapoxetine (used in men to treat sexual problems), prednisone (used in asthma) should be used with caution along with this medicine.
  • This medicine when taken concomitantly along with painkillers like acetylsalicylic acid, naproxen, ibuprofen may increase the risk of complications like bleeding, ulcers in the stomach, and intestines...
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  • You need to be very cautious when taking this medicine along with other medicines that may increase your potassium levels.

Interactions with food items

Avcor Tablet may be taken with or without food.

Storage and disposal of Avcor 5 MG

Avcor Tablet should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat. Keep them out of reach and sight of children and pets. Avoid taking this medicine after the expiry date.

Dosage of Avcor 5 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Avcor Tablet may lead to a fall in blood pressure (symptoms include dizziness, nausea, unconsciousness, blurred vision, etc) and fast heart rate. Contact your doctor immediately or visit t...
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Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Avcor Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Is Avcor blood thinner?

A: No, Avcor is not a blood thinner. It acts as a potassium channel activator and relaxes or widens the blood vessels to ensure proper blood and oxygen supply within the blood vessels.

Q: Can I stop using Avcor Tablet if I feel better after taking this medicine?

A: No, you should never stop taking Avcor Tablet. Abrupt stopping of this medicine may result in angina attack (sudden chest pain) and other conditions resulting in heart attack and difficulty in breathing. Your doctor will gradually reduce the dose of the medicine before stopping the medicine completely. Talk to your doctor for more advice.
Product Details
Brand
AVCOR
Expires on or After
24/08/2022
Last Updated on: 12 May 2022 | 05:26 PM (IST)
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