Nicostar 48mg Injection 1'S

Angina Rx required

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MRP ₹267.00
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INTRODUCTION

NICOSTAR 48MG contains Nicorandil which belongs to a group of medicines known as potassium-channel activators which works by increasing the blood flow through the blood vessels of the heart. It is used to prevent and treat long-term chest pain (angina). Angina is a type of chest pain often described as squeezing, pressure, heaviness, tightness or pain in your chest due to reduced blood flow to the heart. NICOSTAR 48MG used to treat angina and also reduces acute coronary events in high risk stable angina patients.

It is administered under the guidance of a doctor and should not be self-administered. Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have low blood pressure, lung or kidney problems. It is not recommended for use in children and breastfeeding women. The common side effects are headache, ulcer, dizziness and palpitations.

USES OF NICOSTAR 48MG

  • Used to manage angina (chest pain)

HOW NICOSTAR 48MG WORKS

NICOSTAR 48MG works by increasing the blood flow through the blood vessels of the heart.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

NICOSTAR 48MG will be administered by a doctor or nurse. Your doctor will decide the dose and frequency depending on your condition. 

SIDE EFFECTS OF NICOSTAR 48MG

COMMON

  • headache
  • ulcer
  • dizziness
  • weakness
  • nausea, vomiting
  • palpitations
  • flushing

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Dizziness:

Get up and move around to feel awake, take small naps to edge off the sleepiness. Give your eyes a break to avoid fatigue and eat a healthy food to boost energy.

Feeling sick (nausea) or indigestion:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat rich or spicy foods.

Vomiting:

Eat light, bland foods and avoid fried, greasy, or sweet foods.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NICOSTAR 48MG should be used with caution in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

NICOSTAR 48MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

NICOSTAR 48MG may cause dizziness. Do not drive or handle any machines while having this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Do not drink alcohol while receiving this medicine.

KIDNEY

NICOSTAR 48MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from active kidney diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

LIVER

NICOSTAR 48MG should be used with caution in patients suffering from liver function impairment or active liver diseases. Consult your doctor for advice.

ALLERGY

Tell your doctor if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Nicorandil or any ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

NICOSTAR 48MG is not recommended in patients with active heart diseases. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

OTHERS

Tell your doctor if you had or have a condition such as:

  • low blood pressure (hypotension)
  • pulmonary oedema
  • neurocirculatory asthenia

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription or the following:

  • sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil (used for impotence)
  • hydralazine, minoxidil or nitroprusside(vasodilators)
  • medicines for high blood pressure, depression
  • prednisolone

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Nicorandil
Pharmacological Category :   Coronary vasodilator
Therapeutic Indication :   Angina pectoris
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Injection

MORE INFORMATION

Store between 2-8°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT NICOSTAR 48MG

How long does NICOSTAR 48MG take to start working?

It starts working after about an hour it is given, and may take 4 to 5 days to get full benefits of this medicine.

Will NICOSTAR 48MG affect my fertility?

If you are trying for a baby or having problems getting pregnant while on this medicine, speak to your doctor.

What is NICOSTAR 48MG and what is it used for?

It is used to treat angina and also reduces acute coronary events in high risk stable angina patients.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Cardiovascular drugs.Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page – 552.

2. Bertram G. Katzung. Vasodilators and the treatment of Angina pectoris. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: McGraw-Hill Medical; 2011. Page 202.

3. Opie LH, Horowitz JD. Nitrates and Newer Anti-anginals β-Blocking Agents. Drugs for the Heart. 8th ed. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: Elsevier Saunders; 2013. Page - 57.

4. Katzung BG, Chatterjee K. Vasodilator & the Treatment of Angina Pectoris. Basic and Clinical Pharmacology. 11th ed. New Delhi, India: Tata McGraw Hill Education Private Limited; 2009. Page - 198.

5. John C. Barbat. Nicorandil: American heart association. Oct 2005, Vol - 46, Issue 4, 1; [Accessed Oct 9, 2020] https://www.ahajournals.org/doi/epub/10.1161/01.HYP.0000185191.86908.a7

6. Torrent pharmaceuticals Ltd. May 2014 [Accessed Oct 9, 2020] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/174.pdf

7. Torrent pharmaceuticals Ltd. Oct 2015 [Accessed Oct 9, 2020] https://www.torrentian.com/pisheet/Upload/PI_Sheet/Abbreviated_PI/174.pdf

Manufacturer/Marketer Details

    Net Qty
    1
    Shelf Life
    NA
    Item Weight
    20
    No. of Units in a Kit
    NA
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Nicostar 48mg Injection 1'S

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