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Nicorandil : Interaction with Food, Herbs and Alcohol


Interaction of Nicorandil with Food, Herbs and Alcohol - For your own safety It is important to understand and avoid the drug-food interaction and how to take the medication. Drug-food interaction can sometimes cause side effects and can even reduce the efficacy of the drug.
Nicorandil is a vasodilator, prescribed for angina pectoris (chest pain).

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Nicorandil Interactions with Food and Herbs

Tobacco: Tobacco has the ability to reduce and may delay the absorption of the nicorandil as noted in an animal study; though it has not yet been proved in humans, Smoking is not recommended with nicorandil.

Nicorandil Interactions with Alcohol

Drinking alcohol with nicorandil can make you faint or feel more dizzy and lightheaded due to a decrease in blood pressure. Therefore avoid taking alcohol with nicorandil.
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How to Take the Medication -

Nicorandil is available as a tablet which can be taken with food. Read the patient information leaflet completely before taking medicine. Follow the given instructions exactly as directed.
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