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Ikorel

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Generic Name: Nicorandil
Product Name: Ikorel

Indication

Ikoril is used in the treatment of chronic, stable angina.

Action

Ikoril acts by two different mechanisms to cause dilatation of the blood vessels in the body. This result in improved blood and oxygen supply to the heart relieving angina.

Dose advice

The recommended starting dose is 10 mg given twice daily and the usual dosing ranges from 10 – 20 mg twice daily. In patients who are prone to headache or other side effects a starting dose of 5 mg twice daily should be used.

Schedule

S4

Common side effects

Uncommon side effects

For further information talk to your doctor.

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Dates

Posted On: 22 July, 2003
Modified On: 25 April, 2016


Created by: myVMC