Ranozex 1gm Tablet
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Ranozex 1gm Tab is an anti-anginal medicine that is used to treat angina pectoris. The generic name of Ranozex 1gm Tab is ranolazine.
Uses of Ranozex 1gm Tab
The uses of Ranozex 1gm Tab are in the treatment of a condition that is associated with severe chest pain known as angina pectoris.
Contraindications of Ranozex 1gm Tab
Those who are allergic to this medicine or have liver or kidney disorders should avoid the medicine. Patients with ongoing treatment of bacterial infections (with clarithromycin, telithromycin, etc.), HIV, fungal infections (with itraconazole, ketoconazole, etc.), depression (on nefazodone or other medicines) or heart rhythm disorders (with quinidine, dofetilide, etc.) should also avoid this medicine.
Side effects of Ranozex 1gm Tab
- Fast or pounding heartbeats
- shortness of breath
- nausea or vomiting
- stomach pain
- mild dizziness
- spinning sensations
- slow, tremors or shaking
- presence of blood in urine
- less or no urination at all
- skin rashes, bruising,
- severe tingling, numbness, or pain
- weakness in muscles
- difficulty in sleeping
- state of confusion
Precautions and Warnings of Ranozex 1gm Tab
Can I take Ranozex 1gm Tab during pregnancy?
The safety of this medicine during pregnancy is not established yet due to the lack of research studies. Please consult your doctor before starting it or discuss possible alternatives for your condition.
Can I take Ranozex 1gm Tab while breastfeeding?
Owing to the limited availability of research studies, the safety of this medicine is unknown. Please consult your doctor before starting the tablet and discuss possible alternatives for your condition.
Can I drive if I have consumed Ranozex 1gm Tab?
Do not drive or operate tools and machines after the administration of this medicinal tablet as it is known to cause dizziness, blurred vision, confusion, etc.
Can I consume alcohol with Ranozex 1gm Tab?
Do not consume alcohol after the administration of this medicinal tablet as it is known to elevate the common side effects, such as dizziness, light-headedness, etc., associated with the use of this medicinal tablet.
Other General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
It is advisable not to suggest this medication to anyone even if their symptoms are similar to you. This medicine is to be used after a medical prescription only. The course of the medicine should not be started, altered or stopped by yourself. Be careful while administering it to children and infants. Visit your doctor once your course is complete for assessment of your condition.
Mode of Action of Ranozex 1gm Tab
How Does It Work?
The composition of Ranozex 1gm Tab increases the flow of oxygen into the heart muscles by reducing the tension in the heart wall.
Directions for Use of Ranozex 1gm Tab
Administer this medication as prescribed by your doctor. Do not overdose yourself. This tablet is for oral use only. Swallow (not chew, crush or break) the tablet whole with water.
Interactions of Ranozex 1gm Tab
Interactions with other medicines
This tablet is known to interact with several other medicines such as azithromycin, moxifloxacin, levofloxacin, clarithromycin, ketoconazole, itraconazole, rifampin, phenobarbital, metformin, simvastatin, lovastatin, etc.
Interactions with food items
This medicine is known to interact with grapefruit juice and extracts.
Other general Interactions
Ranozex 1gm Tab for angina pectoris is known to have interactions with certain medical conditions such as abnormal ECG, liver and kidneys' disorders and history of heart failure.
Storage and disposal of Ranozex 1gm Tab
The tablet should be stored in a closed container at room temperatures not exceeding 25°C, away from the sight and reach of children. It does not need any special storage conditions. Do not use the medicine after the expiration date mentioned on it. Follow medical waste management protocol in the disposal of this medicinal tablet.
Dosage of Ranozex 1gm Tab
The dosage of Ranozex 1gm Tab should be used responsibly as the overdose of Ranozex 1gm Tab may lead to side effects like fast or pounding heartbeats, headache, shortness of breath, etc. If in case of overdose, seek immediate medical help.
Missed a Dose
The medicine should be taken on a regular basis as prescribed by your doctor. Hence, do not miss a dose. In case of a missed dose, it is advisable to administer this medicine at the earliest whenever you recall it. If it is time for the upcoming dose, then the missed dose can be skipped and the regular dose schedule should be continued.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q: What should I inform my healthcare provider before starting this medicine?
A: It is advisable to report your complete medical and surgical history along with the ailments of liver and kidneys.
Q: Can this medicine be used for heart attack?
A: This medicine is not advised to be used for the treatment of heart attack. Kindly consult your doctor for more details and appropriate treatment for heart attack.
Q: How does this medicine benefit the health of my heart?
A: The medicine increases the flow of oxygen into your heart; thus, making your heart heathy. Please consult your doctor for more details about its complete working.
Q: Is this medicine available in higher doses?
A: Yes, this medicine is available in various dosages (higher amounts too); however, do not increase or alter the dosage on your own. Please consult your doctor for alteration in dosage as he/she will suggest you the correct one as per your condition.
Q: How long should I take this medicine?
A: The duration of the course of this medicine is determined by your doctor. Do not stop or prolong your prescribed course without being advised by your doctor.
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- electronic Medicines Compendium (eMC). Package leaflet: information for the patient. Ranexa 375 mg prolonged-release tablets. Ranexa 500 mg prolonged-release tablets. Ranexa 750 mg prolonged-release tablets.
- DailyMed. Label: Ranolazine – ranolazine tablet, extended release.
- Mayo Clinic. Ranolazine (Oral route).
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Last Updated on: 31 Jul 2020 | 07:00 PM (IST)
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