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Nigrain 20mg Tablet

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Nigrain 20 MG Description

Nigrain Tablet is an anti-anginal medicine. It is used for the treatment of high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, heart-related chest pain, and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (a disorder of hea

rt muscle). It is also used to prevent heart attacks, tremors, and migraines. Nigrain Tablet contains propranolol as its main component. It works by relaxing the blood vessels, which slows down the pulse, thus improving the blood flow and decreasing the blood pressure. It should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. It should preferably be taken before meals. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy, or breastfeeding. Also, inform about all the medicines and supplements you take and about your medical history before starting Nigrain Tablet.


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ContainsPropranolol(20.0 Mg)
UsesHigh blood pressure, chest pain
Side effectsDizziness, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness, tiredness
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Uses of Nigrain 20 MG

  • Nigrain Tablet is used to treat high blood pressure, irregular heart rhythm, and hypertrophic subaortic stenosis (a disorder of the heart muscle).
  • It is also used in preventing a heart attack, angina attacks (chest pain due to heart condition), tremors, and migraines.

Contraindications of Nigrain 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to propranolol or any other ingredients of Nigrain Tablet.
  • If you have a history of heart failure.
  • If you have severe heart disorders (such as second or third-degree heart blocks that can be treated by a pacemaker).
  • If you have low blood pressure.
  • If you have breathing difficulties such as asthma and wheezing.

Side effects of Nigrain 20 MG

  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Drowsiness
  • Tiredness

Precautions and Warnings of Nigrain 20 MG



Can I take Nigrain Tablet during pregnancy?
Nigrain Tablet is not recommended during pregnancy. However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is needed and its benefits outweigh the risks. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Nigrain Tablet while breastfeeding?
Nigrain Tablet is not recommended while breastfeeding as it can pass into breast milk. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Nigrain Tablet?
Nigrain Tablet may cause dizziness or tiredness. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Nigrain Tablet?
Nigrain Tablet may lower the blood pressure when taken with alcohol; therefore, you should avoid alcohol intake with this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You develop any allergic reactions after taking Nigrain Tablet.
  • You have any heart problems.
  • You suffer from muscle weakness (myasthenia gravis).
  • You have problems with your kidney or liver (including cirrhosis of the liver).
  • You have asthma or COPD.
  • You have a condition called thyrotoxicosis (excess of thyroid hormone in the body).
  • You have diabetes.
  • You are taking medicines like verapamil and diltiazem that are used to treat high blood pressure, angina, and certain heart diseases.

Mode of Action of Nigrain 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Nigrain Tablet relaxes blood vessels and slows down the heart rate, which in turn reduces strain on the heart muscles.

Directions for Use of Nigrain 20 MG

Always take Nigrain Tablet as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole, with a glass of water before your meals. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed ...
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Interactions of Nigrain 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Nigrain Tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially when taken along with medicines like other blood pressure reducing medications (verapamil), pain killers (NSAIDs like aspirin, ibuprofen), water pills (thiazides), blood thinners (warfarin)...
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Storage and disposal of Nigrain 20 MG

Store Nigrain Tablets in a cool and dry place, protected from direct sunlight, moisture, and heat. Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Nigrain 20 MG


The symptoms of an overdose of Nigrain Tablet include confusion, nausea, vomiting, and low blood sugar. If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit ...
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Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Nigrain Tablet take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take...
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I feel drowsy when taking Nigrain Tablet. Is it normal?

A: Dizziness or drowsiness is normal with this medicine. You shoud consult your doctor if it persists for longer than expected.

Q: What is the use of Nigrain Tablet?

A: Nigrain Tablet is used in treating and preventing heart-related conditions such as high blood pressure, irregular heartbeats, chest pain due to heart condition, heart attack, and other conditions.

Q: Is it safe to take Nigrain Tablet during pregnancy?

A: Nigrain Tablet is not recommended for use during pregnancy. If needed, it can only be prescribed if the benefits overweigh the risks.

Q: Is Nigrain Tablet a diuretic?

A: No, Nigrain Tablet is not a diuretic. It contains propranolol which works by relaxing the blood vessels. Thus improving blood flow and keeping the blood pressure normal.
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