Nicorandil is used in the treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain).
Nicorandil is a vasodilator. It works by reducing the workload of the heart. As a result, heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply. This reduces the frequency and severity of angina attacks.
SIDE EFFECTS :
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Gastrointestinal ulcer
- Eye ulcer
- Skin ulcer.