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Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule

10 Capsule(s) in Strip
MRP 387.01
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Trimetazidine(60.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

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 pector...
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    Precautions and Warnings
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Uses of Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule

Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule is used as an add on therapy in treating the symptoms of angina pectoris (heart-related chest pain).

Contraindications of Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule

  • If you are allergic to Trimetazidine or any ingredient of Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule.
  • 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 Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
  • Indigestion
  • Weakness
  • Skin rash
  • Itching

Precautions and Warnings of Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule



Can I take Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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 Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule?
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 Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule?
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.
  • Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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 Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule

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...
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Directions for Use of Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule

Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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...
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Interactions of Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule

Interactions with other medicines

Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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...
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Storage and disposal of Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule

  • Store Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule 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 Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule


If you think you have taken too much of Cytogard Od 60mg Capsule, 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 th...
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Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


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.
Last Updated on: 19 Mar 2021 | 04:10 PM (IST)
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