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Corand (5mg) is a vasodilator, prescribed for angina pectoris (chest pain).  

Drug information on Corand (5mg) (Nicorandil) from Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Corand (5mg)

Synokem Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Generic : Nicorandil
10 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Corand (5mg) may be prescribed

Side effects of Corand (5mg)

  Most Common: Headache, dizziness, drowsiness, nausea, vomiting, flushing, weakness and rectal bleeding.

  Heart: Fast heart rate and low blood pressure.

  Miscellaneous: Rash, abnormal liver function, mouth ulcer and muscle pain.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

Adult: Oral: Initial: 10 mg twice daily. Usual dose: 10-20 mg twice daily. Max: 30 mg twice daily.

How to use Corand (5mg)?

It comes as a tablet, to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Corand (5mg) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with cardiogenic shock (poor blood circulation), heart failure, low blood pressure, breast-feeding and children.

Warnings and Precautions for Corand (5mg)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of low volume of blood (hypovolaemia), low blood pressure, heart attack or other heart disease, lung swelling, mouth ulcer, any allergy, elderly and during pregnancy.

• It may cause dizziness or lightheadedness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Other Precautions for Corand (5mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Corand (5mg)

Store it at room temperature.

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