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Nicorandil

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    Oral
    Nicorandil
    Ikorel 
    • Mechanism of Action
    • Stimulates opening of ATP-dependant potassium channels in vascular smooth muscle, resulting in arterial dilatation and reduced afterload. Also has nitrate activity, resulting in venous dilatation and reduced preload.

Clinical Use

    • Indication
    • Stable angina pectoris.
    • Adverse Effects
    • Headache
    • Lethargy
    • Tachycardia
    • Nausea / vomiting
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