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DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY DR P. MARAZZI / SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY
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Ulceration of the tongue (yellowish area, centre), in an 86 year old female patient taking the drug Nicorandil for angina. Nicorandil is a vasodilator (dilates the blood vessels). It reduces vasospasm in coronary arteries, which cause the symptoms of angina. Reported side effects of this drug include flushing, palpitations and ulcers.
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