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

Nikoran 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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Use Of Nikoran 5

Are there any side effects, such 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 on...

can Nikoran be used with ranolazine

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.

Advice regarding usage of Nikoran 5

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?

I am a 52 year old heart and diabetic patient

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.?

Should Nikoran 5 Be Taken After Breakfast Uptill 7 Or 8am Also Clarify If At 5pm Prescribed Twice A Day

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

Nikoran 5mg

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

nikoran vs viagra

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

Nikoran 5 5mg

i want to know the composition of this tablet: Nikoran 5mg, Mfg.- Torrent Pharmacenticals(Sikkim) ## Hi, Vidya! How are you? Nikoran contains the active ingredient Nicorandil, it is most commonly used to treat angina. Side effects may include nausea, flushing, palpitations and headache. Learn more Nikoran details here.

prescribing Nikoran 5mg against CARCA3.125 mg

I underwent CABG, heart bypass surgery. It has been two months I had surgery. I visited one doctor who advised instead of CARCA-3.125mg I should take Nikoran 5mg. Kindly comment . ## i had CABG - heart bypass surgery before 10 years my doctor has advised to take CARCA 6. and also Nikoran 20Mg (one time) Kindly comment is it good to take ?

Flavedon Mr Side Effects

CABG was performed on me for 100% block in RCA and 89% block in LAD in year 1989. I was generally okay till about six months ago. I now get chest pain while walking fast or when there is heated discussion or any emotional distress. I have been prescribed Nikoran 5 twice daily, Flavedon MR twice daily, Clopitab A 150 once a day and Monotrate 10 twice a day. I am feeling better. But my facial skin has become dark and I get pain in the Left leg. Is ir due to sude effects of these medicines? If yes what can be done?


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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