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

Ikorel Overview

Nicorandil is a vasodilatory drug used to treat angina. Angina is chest pain that results from episodes of transient myocardial ischemia. This can be caused by diseases such as atherosclerosis, coronary artery disease and aortic stenosis. Angina commonly arises from vasospasm of the coronary arteries. There are multiple mechanisms causing the increased smooth muscle contraction involved in coronary vasospasm, including increased Rho-kinase activity. Increased levels of Rho-kinase inhibit myos...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicorandil

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found in couch wat is it for a small white pill with lk 20 on it ## Hello, Ashley! How are you? From what I can find, this is listed as being a 20mg Ikorel tablet, it is a potassium channel opener, it increases the exit of potassium from certain muscle cells to widen the arteries and reduce the workload on the heart. It is commonly used to treat angina pectoris. Side effects may include nausea, dizziness, headache and trouble sleeping. Is there anything else I can help with?


Is there a tablet I can take instead of ikorel? I have developed mouth ulces as a result of taking this drug. ## What has your doctor advised? Did they provide you with any other options? I'm really not sure what else is available for you to try. Are certain that the medication has caused the mouth ulcers? ## Ikorel tablets contain the active ingredient nicorandil, which is a type of medicine called a potassium-channel activator. It is used to treat angina and help the heart work more easily. Angina pectoris is the medical term for chest pain or discomfort due to coronary heart disease. Angina is a symptom of a condition called myocardial ischemia. It occurs when the heart muscle (myocardium) doesn't get as much blood (hence as much oxygen) as it needs. This usually happens beca...


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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