What is Nicorandil?

Category: Prescription Drugs


Nicorandil is a vasodilator used for the prophylaxis and treatment of angina. It is not currently available in the US.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Nicorandil

Side effect Patients
Headaches 1


Based on patients currently taking Nicorandil

Dosage Patients
10 mg twice daily 1
20 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Nicorandil

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Side effects too severe 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Nicorandil


Currently taking Nicorandil

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1

Stopped taking Nicorandil

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 2

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Nicorandil after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Candesartan (Atacand) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Nicorandil.