Nikos 10mg Tablet 30'S

Angina Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

NIKOS 10MG 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. NIKOS 10MG used to treat angina and also reduces acute coronary events in high risk stable angina patients.

Before taking this medicine, tell your doctor if you have low blood pressure or heart problems. Do not take any medicines for erectile dysfunction. It is not recommended for use in children and breastfeeding women. Take this medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor. The dose you take will depend on your age, other medications you are taking and whether you have any kidney or liver problems. The common side effects are headache, dizziness, weakness and irregular heartbeat.

USES OF NIKOS 10MG

  • Angina (chest pain)

HOW NIKOS 10MG WORKS

NIKOS 10MG works by increasing the blood flow through the blood vessels of the heart.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. It may be taken with or without food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF NIKOS 10MG

COMMON

  • increased or fast heart-beat
  • headache
  • dizziness
  • weakness
  • feeling sick or being sick
  • flushing of the skin

RARE

  • blood in your stools or vomit
  • ulcers, bleeding of the back passage
  • skin rashes

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.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

NIKOS 10MG should be used with caution in pregnant women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

BREASTFEEDING

NIKOS 10MG is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

NIKOS 10MG may cause dizziness. Do not drive or handle any machines while taking this medicine.

ALCOHOL

Do not drink alcohol while taking this medicine.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Nicorandil or any ingredients of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

NIKOS 10MG 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
  • pulmonary oedema
  • mouth ulcers

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 at room temperature 15-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT NIKOS 10MG

What will happen if I stop taking NIKOS 10MG?

Stopping it can make your angina pain come back. If you're bothered by side effects, your doctor will prescribe a different medicine for your angina.

How long does NIKOS 10MG take to work?

It starts to work after about 1 hour, but it usually takes about 4 to 5 days for it to fully take effect.

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. Dexel pharma. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised June 2018] [Accessed Oct 9, 2020] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.652.pdf

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1
    Item Weight
    40
    Ingredient
    NICORANDIL 10MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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