Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule contains Trimetazidine as its active ingredient. It belongs to a class of medicines acting on the heart. It 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. 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....
Q: Can I give Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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 Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule?
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: Which condition is this medicine used for?
A: Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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 Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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 Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule when blood pressure is high?
A: Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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.