Korandil OD 20mg Tablet 10

Angina Rx required
10 Tablet(s) in a Strip Mfr: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd Country of Origin: NA
M.R.P.: Rs.137.07

What is KORANDIL OD 20MG?

  • KORANDIL OD 20MG contains Nicorandil which belongs to a group of medicines called ‘potassium channel activators’
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What KORANDIL OD 20MG is used for?

  • KORANDIL OD 20MG is used to prevent or reduce painful signs (“angina pectoris”) of your heart disease and is used in adults who cannot take heart medicines called “beta-blockers” or “calcium antagonists”
  • It works by increasing the blood flow through the blood vessels of the heart
  • It improves the blood and oxygen supply of your heart muscle and reduces its workload

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Children & Adolescents

Driving & Using Machines

Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:

  • are allergic to nicorandil or any other of its ingredients
  • have severe low blood pressure (“hypotension”)
  • have heart problems such as cardiogenic shock or left ventricular failure or heart failure
  • have low blood volume
  • have a build-up of fluid in the lungs (“pulmonary oedema”)
  • suffer from red, itchy, swollen or watery eyes
  • suffer from ulcers in your mouth, stomach, guts (small and large) or back passage. These may cause blood in your stools or vomit, a fistula
  • have low blood potassium levels
  • have kidney problems
  • have a genetic condition called “glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency”

Nicorandil with alcohol

  • If you drink alcohol while being treated with KORANDIL OD 20MG, your blood pressure may become even lower
  • If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
  • KORANDIL OD 20MG is not recommended for use in children
  • KORANDIL OD 20MG may make you feel dizzy or weak. If this happens, do not drive or use any tools or machine

Tell your doctor if you are taking,

  • such as sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil for erectile dysfunction
  • riociguat to treat ‘pulmonary hypertension’
  • medicines to treat high blood pressure
  • medicines that increase blood potassium levels
  • dapoxetine - a medicine used to treat premature ejaculation
  • medicines for inflammation such as ibuprofen
  • medicines for depression
  • aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid)
  • Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
  • The recommended dose is 10mg, twice a day
  • In case you get headaches, your doctor may give you a lower dose of 5mg, twice a day for the first 2 to 7 days
  • Your doctor may increase your dose up to 20mg, twice a day. This will depend on your needs, response and tolerance to treatment

If you take more KORANDIL OD 20MG

  • If you take more KORANDIL OD 20MG than you should or a child swallows any of the tablets, talk to a doctor or go to hospital straight away

 If you forget to take KORANDIL OD 20MG

  • If you forget a dose, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is nearly time for your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose

If you stop taking KORANDIL OD 20MG

  • Do not stop taking this medicine before consulting your doctor
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Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.

  • red, itchy, swollen or watery eyes, including problems with a part of the eye called the ‘cornea’
  • ulcers in your mouth, stomach, guts (small and large) or back passage
  • headache
  • feeling dizzy
  • flushing of the skin
  • nausea, vomiting
  • feeling weak
  • very fast, uneven or forceful heart-beat (palpitations)
  • low blood pressure
  • rash, itching
  • aching muscles not caused by exercise
  • stomach ache
  • high potassium levels in the blood
  • yellowing of the skin and eyes, light coloured bowel motions, dark coloured urine
  • swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause problems swallowing or breathing double vision
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  • Keep this medicine out of reach of children
  • Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
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