Ikorel Nicorandil (Nicorandil)
What is Ikorel Nicorandil (Nicorandil) used for?
Ikorel Nicorandil (Nicorandil) is used to help prevent pain caused by angina. This drug is a type of potassium-channel activator which works by helping to widen blood vessels and also the veins which return blood to the heart, thereby making the heart pump out blood much easier. When taken regularly, this drug can prevent angina attacks by helping the heart to work more easily, and can also lower the risk of other serious complications caused by heart disease, such as heart attacks.
How should I use Ikorel Nicorandil (Nicorandil)?
Patients who are using Ikorel Nicorandil (Nicorandil) tablets to prevent angina attacks should swallow these tablets whole, with a glass of water. Your physician will prescribe the correct dosage which is required for you. Adults may sometimes be directed to take 10mg to 20mg twice per day, however sometimes a lower starting dose of 5mg twice per day is required. Always follow the instructions of the prescribing physician.
What are the side effects of Ikorel Nicorandil (Nicorandil)?
There are some side effects associated with Ikorel Nicorandil (Nicorandil), such as:
Other side effects may be severe. This medicine has been known to cause ulceration of the stomach. Patients who notice bleeding of the stomach or intestines should immediately consult their physician.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Ikorel Nicorandil (Nicorandil). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.