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ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)


CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)


Chemical Formula


Molecular Weight


Therapeutic Category

Coronary vasodilator

Chemical Name

3-Pyridinecarboxamide, N-[2-(nitrooxy)etyl]-

Foreign Names

  • Nicorandilum (Latin)
  • Nicorandil (German)
  • Nicorandil (French)
  • Nicorandil (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Nicorandil (OS: BAN, JAN, DCF, USAN)
  • 2 NN (IS)
  • NCR (IS)
  • SG 75 (Chugai) (IS)
  • Nicorandil (PH: BP 2018, JP XVII, Ph. Eur. 9)

Brand Names

  • Adancor
    Merck, Egypt; Merck KGaA, Oman
  • Adancor 10 mg
    Merck Serono, France
  • Adancor 20 mg
    Merck Serono, France
  • Angedil
    Egis, Lithuania; Egis Pharmaceuticals, Poland
  • Angicor
    Sanofi, Denmark
  • Aprior
    OEP Phils, Philippines
  • Corangi
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Cordinik
    PIQ-Farma, Georgia
  • Corflo
    Wockhardt, India
  • Dancor
    Merck, Portugal
  • Dancor 10 mg
    Merck, Austria; Merck, Switzerland
  • Dancor 20 mg
    Merck, Austria; Merck, Switzerland
  • Duorandil
    Medreich, India
  • Ikorel
    Sanofi, Ireland; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Sanofi-Aventis, France; Sanofi-Aventis, New Zealand; Sanofi-Aventis Netherlands, Netherlands; Zentiva, United Kingdom
  • Ikotab
    Aspen Pharmacare, Australia
  • K-Cor
    Macleods, India
  • Korandil
    Sun, India
  • Nicodil
    Genovate, Taiwan
  • Nicofine
    NeoCarDiabCare, India
  • Nicoget
    Getz, Pakistan
  • Nicolan 10 mg
    G.L. Pharma, Austria
  • Nicolan 20 mg
    G.L. Pharma, Austria
  • Nicomen
    Standard Chem. & Pharm., Vietnam
  • Nicor
    Orion, Bangladesh
  • Nicoral
    General Pharma, Bangladesh
  • Nicorandil
    Dexcel Pharma, United Kingdom; Fuji Seiyaku, Japan; Medisa Shinyaku, Japan; Nichi-Iko Pharmaceutical, Japan; Rivopharm UK, United Kingdom; Sawai Seiyaku, Japan; Towa Yakuhin, Japan; Zentiva, United Kingdom
  • Nicorandil Almus
    Almus, France
  • Nicorandil Biogaran
    Biogaran, France
  • Nicorandil Dexcel
    Dexcel, Poland
  • Nicorandil Double-E Pharma
    Alternova, Denmark
  • Nicorandil EG
    EG Labo, France
  • Nicorandil Mylan Pharma
    Mylan, France
  • Nicorandil Rivopharm 10mg
    Rivopharm, Switzerland
  • Nicorandil Rivopharm 20mg
    Rivopharm, Switzerland
  • Nicorandil Sandoz
    Sandoz, France
  • Nicorandil Zentiva
    Sanofi-Aventis, France
  • Nicorandilo Generis
    Rivopharm, Portugal
  • Nidil
    Shou Chan, Taiwan
  • Nikoran
    Torrent, India
  • Nikoranmart
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Nikotor
    Torrent Pharma, Romania
  • Nirandil
    Standard, Taiwan
  • Nocardin
    Vianex, Greece
  • Randil
    Adwia, Egypt
  • Sigmart
    Chugai, China; Chugai, Taiwan; Chugai Pharmaceutical, Japan; Merck Serono, China
  • Silvinol
    Nissin, Taiwan
  • Zynicor
    Zydus, India


BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

Further information on drug naming conventions: International Nonproprietary Names.

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