Flavedon MR 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 that belongs to the class of medicines acting on the heart. Trimetazidine present in the Flavedon MR tablet is a metabolic antianginal agent that works by preventing a drop in cellular energy and ensures the proper functioning of the heart cells. This medicine does not help reduce the attacks of angina and only helps relieve symptoms of it. Flavedon MR tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor and in doses and duration as prescribed. Some common side effects of this medicine are headache, diarrhoea, stomach pain, weakness, rash. Most of which are temporary, but if you feel the side effects persist, you should contact your doctor immediately. Before using the Flavedon MR tablet, inform the doctor if you are pregnant, planning a pregnancy or breastfeeding and about your detailed medical history....
Q: Can I give Flavedon MR tablet to my 5-year-old child?
A: No, Flavedon MR tablet 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 Flavedon MR tablets?
A: Consult your doctor before taking Flavedon MR tablet. 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 the use of Flavedon MR tablet?
A: Flavedon MR tablet is used for symptomatic treatment of angina pectoris (chest-related heart pain) 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: What is the mechanism of action of Flavedon MR tablets?
A: It acts by preventing the drop in levels of energy stores of heart cells and thus ensures the heart cells function optimally.
Q: What are the side-effects of Flavedon MR tablets?
A: Flavedon MR tablets are generally known to cause the following side-effects : Dizziness, headache, stomach ache, diarrhoea, indigestion,nausea,vomiting, weakness,rashes and itching
Q: Should I take Flavedon MR tablets with or without food?
A: Flavedon MR tablet has to be taken as a whole with a glass of water. Your doctor may suggest you take it with meals. Try to take this medicine at the same time each day for better results.
Q: Does Flavedon MR tablet lower the blood pressure ?
A: Flavedon MR tablet contains trimetazidine which works by maintaining the cellular energy of the heart muscles, thereby helping the heart muscles to function in condition of decreased oxygen levels due to reduced blood supply. This medicine does not have any significant effect on blood pressure levels, heart rate or blood supply to the heart. Please consult your doctor before use.
Q: Is Flavedon MR 35 a blood thinner?
A: No, it is not a blood thinner.
Q: Is Trimetazidine and Flavedon same?
A: Yes. Flavedon contains trimetazidine as its active component that belongs to the class of medicines acting on the heart.