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

Drug information on Nikoran (5mg) (Nicorandil) from Torrent Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.

Nikoran (5mg)

  Tablet  
Torrent Laboratories Pvt. Ltd.
Generic : Nicorandil
 195.30
5mg
20 Tablets
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Medical Condition(s) for which Nikoran (5mg) may be prescribed


Side effects of Nikoran (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 Nikoran (5mg)?

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

When is Nikoran (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 Nikoran (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 Nikoran (5mg)

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Nikoran (5mg)

Store it at room temperature.



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