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Nikoran 5mg Bottle Of 20 Tablets

Nikoran 5mg Bottle Of 20 Tablets

By TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
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20 Tablet(s) in Bottle
310.25*
MRP 365.00
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Nikoran 5 MG Description

Nikoran 5 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 b

e taken in dose and duration as prescribed. You should never stop taking Nikoran without consulting your doctor, as it may increase the risk of heart-related complications. Avoid using this medicine if you are allergic to it or have any heart diseases. Nikoran 5 is not recommended in children. You may experience side effects like headaches, nausea, vomiting, redness of the skin, etc. You should contact your doctor immediately if you feel the side effects persist or your condition worsens. Inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about all the medicines and supplements you take and all the conditions or diseases you suffer from, before starting Nikoran.

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Product Summary

Offer Price₹310.25
You Save₹54.75 (15% on MRP)
ContainsNicorandil(5.0 Mg)
UsesAngina or chest pain
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, skin redness
TherapyANTI-ANGINAL
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uses

Uses of Nikoran 5 MG

Nikoran 5 mg tablet is used for the prevention and long-term treatment of heart-related chest pain.
contraindications

Contraindications of Nikoran 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to Nicorandil or any other components of Nikoran 5 mg 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
sideEffects

Side effects of Nikoran 5 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Nikoran 5 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Nikoran 5 mg tablet during pregnancy?
A:
It would be preferable if you could avoid using Nikoran 5 mg tablet during pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety. Please consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Nikoran 5 mg tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Nikoran 5 mg 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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Nikoran 5 mg tablet?
A:
Nikoran 5 mg tablet may cause dizziness or blurred vision as side effects, thus, you need to be cautious while driving or operating machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Nikoran 5 mg tablet?
A:
Avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Nikoran 5 mg tablet as it is unsafe and may lower your blood pressure.
otherGeneralWarnings

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 Nikoran 5 mg tablet.
  • Nikoran 5 mg tablet is not recommended to be used in children.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Nikoran 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Nikoran 5 mg 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.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Nikoran 5 MG

Take Nikoran 5 mg 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 es...
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interactions

Interactions of Nikoran 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 Nikoran 5 mg tablet.
  • Nikoran 5 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 serious dr...
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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.
  • Nikoran 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.
  • You need to be very cautious when taking this medicine along with other medicines that may increase your potassium levels.

Interactions with food items

Nikoran 5 mg tablet may be taken with or without food.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Nikoran 5 MG

Nikoran 5 mg 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

Dosage of Nikoran 5 MG

Overdose

Overdose of Nikoran 5 mg 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 ...
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Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Nikoran 5 mg 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 f...
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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: How to take Nikoran 5 mg tablet?

A: Take it with a glass of water, with or without food or as directed by the doctor. Swallow it whole, do not break, cut, or chew the medicine.

Q: Can I take Nikoran 5 mg tablet if I am pregnant?

A: You should avoid taking Nikoran 5 as there is limited information about its safety for use in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before using any medicine during pregnancy.

Q: What are the side effects of Nikoran 5 mg tablet?

A: You may experience side effects like headache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, skin redness, weakness, fast or irregular heartbeats.

Q: Do I have to take Nikoran 5 mg tablet with or without food?

A: Nikoran 5 should be taken as instructed by the doctor. It can either be taken with or without food.

Q: Can Nikoran 5 mg tablet be used in children?

A: No, Nikoran 5 is not recommended for use in children as there is limited information about its safety.

Q: Is Nicorandil same as Nikoran?

A: Yes, Nikoran contains nicorandil as its active component, which acts by improving the blood and oxygen supply throughout the blood vessels of the heart. Thus, reduces chest pain or angina.

Q: Is Nikoran 5 blood thinner?

A: No, Nikoran 5 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 Nikoran 5 tablet if I feel better after taking this medicine?

A: No, you should never stop taking Nikoran 5 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.

Q: What is the work of Nikoran 5?

A: Nikoran 5 mg 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.

Q: What is Nikoran 5mg used for?

A: Nikoran 5 mg tablet is used for the prevention and long-term treatment of heart-related chest pain. It should be taken in dose and duration as prescribed.

Q: What is the composition of Nikoran 5?

A: Nikoran 5 composition includes nicorandil as an active ingredient.
Product Details
Brand
NIKORAN
Expires on or After
30/01/2024
Last Updated on: 23 Jun 2022 | 12:33 PM (IST)
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