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Nicorex 20Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Aprica Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Nicorandil
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required

Nicorex 20Mg Tablet is a vasodilatory drug. It treats angina chest pain. This medication widens blood vessels thus increasing the blood and oxygen flow to the heart. This medication is used to treat other heart conditions also.

On using Nicorex 20Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as rapid or irregular heartbeat, swelling, darkening of urine, dizziness, headache, nausea, fatigue, a decrease in blood pressure levels, flushes, skin rash, high potassium levels, muscle pain or stomach pain. Notify your physician if you face any of these effects.

Before using this medication tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within Nicorex 20Mg Tablet, you have any other allergies, you are already taking any medications, you have low blood pressure, you have skin/ mouth ulcers, you have heart problems or pulmonary oedema, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.

The dosage should be prescribed by your doctor based on your medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults is about 10 mg twice a day which may be increased to 20 mg depending on your response.

Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.

chest pain (angina)

In addition to its intended effect, Nicorex 20Mg Tablet may cause some unwanted effects too. In such cases, you must seek medical attention immediately. This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Please inform your doctor if you experience any adverse reaction to the medication.



Flushing (sense of warmth in the face


neck and trunk).

Is It safe with alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any pregnancy warnings?

Nicoday 10mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.

Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

Nicoday 10mg tablet is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.

Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

Does this affect kidney function?

There is no interaction between renal impairment and consuming this drug. So dose alteration is not needed.

Does this affect liver function?

There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Nicorex 20Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Are there any missed dose instructions?

If you miss a dose of Nicorandil, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Nicorex 20Mg Tablet It triggers guanylate cyclase to enhance production of cyclic GMP, thereby activating protein kinase G. Therefore, GTPase RhoA is inhibited and Rho-kinase activity is decreased. As a result the myosin phosphate activity is accelerated and the calcium sensitivity of the smooth muscle is reduced. Owing to its nitrate property, nicorandil works as a vasodilator.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

Interaction with Medicine

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Popular Questions & Answers

Hello, I have a question regarding my father. He is 51 years old and diabetic. The sugar levels generally come out to be below 200. He is addicted to tobacco. I wanted to ask if we can give him nicorex or something for breaking the addiction inspite of the diabetes. Please reply.

MD - Diabetology, CCEBDM, CCMTD
Diabetologist, Aurangabad
Hello, I have a question regarding my father. He is 51 years old and diabetic. The sugar levels generally come out to...
Hello lybrate-user. Even nicotine chewing gum can not cure tobacco addiction. Unless he develops very strong willpower. And get his HBA1C checked which reflects 3 months average sugar.
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Hey, I am suffering from chest pain since 15 day and I am a chain smoker. What can I do ,i always try to leave smoking. But can't.please suggest me what can I do?

C.S.C, D.C.H, M.B.B.S
General Physician, Alappuzha
Hey, I am suffering from chest pain since 15 day and I am a chain smoker. What can I do ,i always try to leave smokin...
YOu need to stop smoking. Chew Nicorex gums to avoid craving for cigarettes and only your will power can help you

Doctor, for past 10 years i am having the habit of taking gudka & pan-masala. How to stop this habit to sustain my health?

Dentist, Tumkur
No medicine or treatment is permanent untill you quit on your own. Since you already decided to stop. Do it right now. Avoid friends if you have any who chews gutka. Do yoga and meditation daily.

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About Nicorex 20Mg Tablet
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