Carvidon 20mg Tablet
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Carvidon Tablet is used as an add-on therapy for managing symptoms of angina pectoris, a condition characterised by radiating chest pain due to decreased oxygen and blood supply to the heart. It contains Trimetazidine as its active ingredient. It belongs to a class of medicines acting on the heart. Trimetazidine present in this medicine works by preventing the drop in cellular energy and ensures proper functioning of heart cells. This medicine does not help reduce the attacks of angina and only helps relieve symptoms of it. Avoid taking this medicine if you are allergic to it, have any kidney related disease or Parkinson's disease. Take this medicine in doses and duration as prescribed by the doctor. Do not miss any dose or stop taking this medicine without informing your doctor....
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Uses of Carvidon 20 MG
Carvidon Tablet is used as an add on therapy in treating the symptoms of angina pectoris (heart-related chest pain).
Contraindications of Carvidon 20 MG
- If you are allergic to Trimetazidine or any ingredient of Carvidon Tablet.
- If you have kidney function problems or kidney failure.
- If you have restless leg syndrome (excessive urge to move legs) or movement disorders.
- If you have a brain-related disorder called Parkinson's Disease or symptoms such as tremors, shakiness, and stiffness.
Side effects of Carvidon 20 MG
- Stomach pain
- Skin rash
Precautions and Warnings of Carvidon 20 MG
Can I take Carvidon Tablet during pregnancy?
This medicine should not be used in pregnancy as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy. Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby.
Can I take Carvidon Tablet while breastfeeding?
It is not known if Trimetazidine passes into breast milk. Therefore, it should not be used during breastfeeding for the safety of the breastfed infant.
Can I drive if I have consumed Carvidon Tablet?
No, it is not advisable to drive or perform any tasks related to heavy machinery, as this medicine tends to cause dizziness, loss of voluntary movement, stiffness in limbs, etc. These side effects can interfere with physical ability.
Can I consume alcohol with Carvidon Tablet?
Alcohol consumption may alter the effect of this medicine and increase the risk of side effects. Therefore, you should avoid consuming alcohol. Alcohol is also a critical factor that can induce angina. Thus, alcohol should be avoided when angina is detected.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
- You have an eye condition called closed-angle glaucoma.
- You have a brain disorder called Parkinson's Disease, as this medicine can increase the symptoms.
- You are an elderly patient older than 60 years.
- You have severe kidney damage or kidney function problem.
- You may experience tremors, impairment of movements and stiffness.
- Carvidon Tablet does not help in preventing angina attacks.
- This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents as there is limited information about its safety.
Mode of Action of Carvidon 20 MG
How Does It Work?
In the case of Ischaemic, the heart cells receive less oxygen and blood, resulting in the accumulation of toxic substances that damage the cells. This medicine works by supporting the heart cells from the effects of reduced oxygen due to a lack of blood supply. It helps maintain the levels of cellular energy by preventing the decrease in levels of energy stores (ATP) of heart cells and thus helps them work efficiently....
Directions for Use of Carvidon 20 MG
Carvidon Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it whole with a glass of water, do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It would be best if you took it at a fixed time for optimal results and should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor....
Interactions of Carvidon 20 MG
Interactions with other medicines
Carvidon Tablet may interact with other medicines, discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you have a planned surgery or vaccination scheduled....
Storage and disposal of Carvidon 20 MG
- Store Carvidon Tablet at room temperature in a dry place away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
- Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
Dosage of Carvidon 20 MG
If you think you have taken too much of Carvidon Tablet, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital.
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed one....
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: Can I give Carvidon Tablet to my 5-year-old child?
A: No, this medicine should not be given to children as there is no safety information available in individuals below 18 years of age. Children have sensitive body and organs are not fully developed. Do not give any medicine to children without consulting a child specialist.
Q: I have high blood pressure. Can I take Carvidon Tablet?
A: Consult your doctor before taking this medicine. It would also be best if you discussed with your doctor about all the medication you are currently taking for treating your high blood pressure.
Q: What is Carvidon Tablet used for?
A: Carvidon Tablet is used for symptomatic treatment of angina pectoris as an add on therapy.
Q: What is Ischemic Heart disease?
A: Ischemia is a condition where there is a reduction in blood supply to a part of a specific organ. Ischemic Heart Disease decreases the blood supply to a particular part of the heart. Due to the lack of blood supply, the heart tissue starts to deteriorate, resulting in chest pain. If this condition is untreated, it leads to a heart attack, also known as Myocardial Infraction.
Q: How does Carvidon Tablet work?
A: It acts by preventing the drop in levels of energy stores of heart cells and thus ensures the heart cells function optimally.
Q: Can I take Carvidon Tablet when blood pressure is high?
A: Carvidon Tablet is used for heart problem known as angina. You may take it for a reason it has been prescribed to you. However, it is not to be used as a treatment of high blood pressure.
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