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Ranx 500mg Tablet

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By UNICHEM LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip

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Ranolazine(500.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-ANGINAL

Medical Description

Ranx 500mg Tablet contains Ranolazine as its active ingredient. It is used to treat heart related chest pain (angina). Your doctor may prescribe this medicine in combination with other medicines. Whil...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
    References
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uses

Uses of Ranx 500mg Tablet

Ranx 500mg Tablet is used to prevent angina attacks (heart related chest pain).
contraindications

Contraindications of Ranx 500mg Tablet

  • If you are allergic to Ranolazine or any other ingredients of Ranx 500mg Tablet
  • If you are suffering from any liver or kidney diseases.
  • If you are on medications to treat any bacterial (like clarithromycin), fungal (like ketoconazole) or HIV infections (like ritonavir).
  • If you are taking medicines to treat your heart problems (like quinidine) or mental health (like nefazodone).
sideEffects

Side effects of Ranx 500mg Tablet

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Weakness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Ranx 500mg Tablet

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Ranx 500mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
  • Ranx 500mg Tablet should not be used during pregnancy, as there is limited information about its safety in human pregnancy.
  • However, your doctor may give you this medicine only if it is really needed and advantage overweighs the risk.
  • Please consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby before starting this medicine.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Ranx 500mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
It is unknown if Ranolazine passes into breast milk, hence you should not breast feed, while taking Ranx 500mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Ranx 500mg Tablet?
A:
There is limited information about the effects of Ranx 500mg Tablet on driving, but since this medicine may cause dizziness, and sometimes also cause blurred or double vision, confusion, hallucination. Thus, you should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Ranx 500mg Tablet?
A:
You should avoid consuming alcohol while on treatment with Ranx 500mg Tablet as it may potentially worsen your condition.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your kidneys
  • You are suffering from any liver related disease
  • You are above 60 years
  • You have any problems with your heart like heart failure or have ever had an abnormal electrocardiogram (ECG).
  • You weigh 60 kgs or less
  • Ranx 500mg Tablet is not recommended to be used in patients who are less than 18 years old.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Ranx 500mg Tablet

How Does It Work?

Ranolazine in Ranx 500mg Tablet relieves pain by relaxing the heart muscles.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Ranx 500mg Tablet

Take Ranx 500mg Tablet exactly as directed by the doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water or milk. You may take it with or without food. Do not break, crush or chew the medicine. It is essential to t...
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interactions

Interactions of Ranx 500mg Tablet

Interactions with other medicines

  • Ranx 500mg 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 ha...
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  • Ranx 500mg Tablet should not be concomitantly used with antibiotics like clarithromycin, antifungals like itraconazole, medicines used in HIV infection like ritonavir, medicines used to treat your men...
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  • Concomitant use of this medicine along with medicines like ciclosporin (used to prevent rejection of a transplanted organ), diltiazem or verapamil (used in heart related conditions) may increase the c...
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  • Concomitant use along with phenytoin, carbamazepine (used in fits), rifampicin (antibiotic) or herbal preparations like St. John's Wort can alter the effects of Ranx 500mg Tablet.
  • Other medicines like digoxin or metoprolol, terfenadine, imipramine, doxepin, bupropion, cyclophosphamide, simvastatin, lovastatin, ciclosporin must be used with caution along with Ranx 500mg Tablet.

Interactions with food items

Ranx 500mg Tablet can be taken with or without food. You should avoid consuming grapefruit juice while on treatment with this medicine.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Ranx 500mg Tablet

Ranx 500mg Tablet should be stored at room temperature protected from moisture and heat. Keep them out of reach and sight of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Ranx 500mg Tablet

Overdose

Overdose of Ranx 500mg Tablet may cause symptoms like nausea, vomiting, dizziness. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediat...
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Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose of Ranx 500mg Tablet, take it as soon as you remember it. If it is almost time for the next dose, then skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Nikita Toshi

BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery)

REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Ranx 500mg Tablet?

A: Ranx 500mg Tablet is used to prevent angina attacks (heart related chest pain).

Q: How to take Ranx 500mg Tablet?

A: Ranx 500mg Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water. Do not cut, break or chew the medicine. It can be taken with or without food, but it would be best if you took it at a fixed time for effective results. Do not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Q: Can Ranx 500mg Tablet be used in children?

A: No, Ranx 500mg Tablet should not be used in children and adolescents as there is limited information about its safety and effectiveness.

Q: What does Ranx 500mg Tablet contain?

A: Ranx 500mg Tablet contains Ranolazine as its active component, which belongs to a group of medicines called anti-angina.
Last Updated on: 17 Feb 2021 | 01:39 PM (IST)
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