Active Ingredient(s): Nicorandil
Category: Chest Pain (Angina)

Nikoran Overview

Nicorandil is a vasodilatory drug used to treat angina. It is marketed under the trade names Ikorel (in the United Kingdom, Australia and most of Europe), Angedil (in Romania, Poland), Dancor (in Switzerland), Nikoran,PCA (in India), Aprior (in the Philippines), Nitorubin (in Japan), and Sigmart (in Japan, South Korea and Taiwan). Nicorandil is not available in the United States. Angina is chest pain that results from episodes of transient myocardial ischemia. This can be caused by diseases s...

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can Nikoran be used with ranolazine
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In refractory angina after angioplasty what should be treatment guidelines ## I'm using nicorandil 10mg twice daily but don't find it helpful. Can I use Ranolazine 500 mg along with nicorandil? On exertion or when blood pressure is raised I find it distressing ( pain & chest pressure ). I've stents in heart.
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Advice regarding usage of Nikoran 5
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My father, 59 years of age ..diabetic n has high bp too, recently had a leg fracture n afterwards developed some heaviness in his left hand..All the relevant tests done like eco, ECG, n other blood tests were all normal too. Still the doctor suggested to he take Nikoran 5 twice a day.. I'm confused as to whether it's safe to use it or not as my father has no heart problem as such..please reply. ## It is always best to follow the doctor's instructions about taking a medication. The NIH lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, headache, and low blood pressure. What other medications is he taking?
Updated 5 months ago.
I am a 52 year old heart and diabetic patient
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I have stent promos xience 3.0×24 prox LAD since May of 2012. At that time my Dr prescribed Nikoran 5 mg and nicrocontin 2.6 mg. After 2.5 yrs on both meds they were stopped by the Dr. Now I'm getting betaloc 25, cardece 2.5, espringold 10mg. and I'm feeling a pinching pain in my left arm. I was admitted into a local hospital. I took sos 5 mg & feel better again, but still feel pinching pain. What should I do? Should I continue nitrocontin 2.6 & Nikoran 5 mg.?
Updated 6 months ago.
Use Of Nikoran 5
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is there any side effect as weight loss ## Nikoran contains the active ingredient Nicorandil, it is a vasodilator that is most commonly used to treat angina. Side effects may include: nausea, facial flushing, palpitations and mouth ulcers. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## I am taking Nikoran 5 mg B/D after angioplasty PTCA/RCA is it safe to continue or should I cosult Dr for change.I am taking since last 7 years ## i ab taking nikoran 5mg since the last 2 days after undergoing angiography previous day what is the effect of thi tablet my dosage is 1-0-1 any side effects? ## patient always sleeping/drowsy. Is it for Nikoran 5 ## I am taking Nikoran 5 mg B/D after angiography is it safe to continue or should I cosult Dr for change.I am taking since last one years #...
Updated 8 months ago.
Alternative to Nikoran 5
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I have exhausted the stock of Nikoran 5 (2 tabs a day)and it is not available in UAE. Can u suggest alternative medicine so that i can continue for at least a month.
Updated 1 year ago.
Should Nikoran 5 Be Taken After Breakfast Uptill 7 Or 8am Also Clarify If At 5pm Prescribed Twice A Day
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I am prescribed nikoran 5mg twice a day , morning and also in the evening kindly advice if it is safe to take between 7to8am and 5pm daily. ## i am taking Deplatt A 75, Razel10 Ramistar2.5 which now I am taking nikoran-5 twice since 4days along with these medicines, now I am facing headache and pain in my neck (left back side) what should I do
Updated 1 year ago.
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can nocowin 5 be taken instead of nikoran 5 ## Same as nikoran only cheaper by rs. 35/ in India n mfgd by biochem
Updated 2 years ago.
side effect of angioplasty
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my father is a heart patient. stopped nitrocontin nikoran and ranozex after 4 months use. feeling dizzy and dry mouth what should he do
Updated 2 years ago.
Nikoran 5mg
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I have undergone angioplasty on 21/04/11 after heartattack and doctor has recommended for several drugs such as: Ecosprin 150mg, Clopigrel 75mg, Angispan TR 2.6, Storvas 5, Nikoran 5mg. I am getting beckache, I had studied on net and derived that storvas 5 is the culprit. Now what should I do, shall I go for a substitute drug or continue with these drugs. ## You should try Coq forte. I had same problem but after taking coq forte, I have been relieved of back ache. ## WHY NICORAN 5 IS PRICRIBED TO THE PATIENT WHO HAS UNDERGONE CABG
Updated 2 years ago.
nikoran vs viagra
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nikoran is a tablet for heart patients .Can a person taking nikoran can take viagra ## Heart problems among others, are some of the reasons why you should not take Viagra. I would not combine any heart drugs with Viagra. I would consult your M.D. before mixing any drugs with your heart medication. Click below for more information about this drug click on the link below... ## I underwent angioplasty in Jan 2010. I am taking Ismo 20 and Nikoran 5. I feel difficulty in urination as I don't have full control and soil my clothes. A doctor asked me to take frog's tadalafil tab 10mg once a week. My BP has come low. Suggest. Romida
Updated 2 years ago.

Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Tablet: 10mg, 5mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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Nikoran Side Effects i am getting persistant dry cough .can it be due to to nikoran drug i have started having ## Nikoran contains the active... 1 reply
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NIKORAN 10 Weakness observed by taking Nikoran 10 since 2 years. How to overcome this body weakness.Please advise .Please advise an...
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