3-Kat 60 Tablet SR

Prescription Required
SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)

Introduction

3-Kat 60 Tablet SR is an anti-anginal medicine used for treating heart-related chest pain (angina). It prevents new attacks of angina but does not stop an acute attack once it has started. It can be used alone or in combination with some other medicines.

3-Kat 60 Tablet SR should be taken regularly as advised by the doctor. You should take it with or without food and at a fixed time. Your doctor will decide how often you should take this medicine. This may change from time to time depending on how well it is working. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine.

It helps in preventing future harm. If you stop taking it, your chest pain may come back. You can improve the health of your heart by making some lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, cutting down on alcohol, eating well, taking regular exercise, and managing stress.

Some common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, rash, itching, hives, and weakness. Talk to your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.

This medicine may not be suitable for some people. You must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.

Uses of 3-Kat Tablet SR

Benefits of 3-Kat Tablet SR

In Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Angina is chest pain or discomfort that happens when there is not enough oxygen-rich blood going to part of your heart. This can occur when the blood vessels of the heart become narrow. 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily and makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. This makes it less likely that you will suffer chest pain caused by angina. 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR can also help increase your ability to exercise and lead your daily life more easily by reducing the frequency of angina attacks. You should take it regularly and as long as it is prescribed for it to work effectively.
Research shows that frequency of angina attacks reduces significantly after 6 months of treatment with 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR.

Side effects of 3-Kat Tablet SR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of 3-Kat

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Hives

How to use 3-Kat Tablet SR

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How 3-Kat Tablet SR works

3-Kat 60 Tablet SR is an anti-anginal medication. It decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by shifting its metabolism from fats to glucose. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
3-Kat 60 Tablet SR may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
3-Kat 60 Tablet SR may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
3-Kat 60 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take 3-Kat Tablet SR?

If you miss a dose of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

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Quick Tips

  • 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR prevents new attacks of angina but does not stop an acute attack.
  • Does not affect heart rate, blood pressure at rest or during exercise.
  • Improves HbA1c and blood sugar levels in diabetes patients.
  • Avoid driving or using machinery if you feel dizzy after taking 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylmethylamines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

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FAQs

Q. Is 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR a beta blocker?

No, 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR is not a beta blocker. It is an anti-anginal medicine which is used in combination with other medicines to treat angina pectoris (chest pain caused by coronary disease). It protects the heart cells from getting affected by the reduced oxygen supply during an episode of angina.

Q. Who should not take 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR?

You should not take 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR if you are allergic to it or have severe kidney problems. Patients with Parkinson’s disease should also avoid taking 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR. Parkinson’s disease is a disease of the brain which affects movement and causes trembling, rigid posture, slow movements and a shuffling, unbalanced walk.

Q. Can 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR be used in elderly patients?

3-Kat 60 Tablet SR should be used with caution in patients aged more than 75 years of age. Usually, a lower dose is prescribed in elderly patients to reduce the chances of adverse effects. It is important to continuously monitor such patients.

Q. Does taking 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR increases the risk of falling down frequently?

Though it is rare, falls may occur with use of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR. This may be due to instability while walking or fall in blood pressure while standing up. The risk may be higher in elderly patients. Therefore, they need to be more careful and should be monitored.

Q. Does 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR cause drowsiness?

Yes, 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR may make you feel dizzy and drowsy. Therefore, you should avoid driving or using heavy machinery in case it causes these side effects.

Q. How should 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR be taken?

You should take 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is meant for oral use. So, take the tablets with sufficient amount of liquid, e.g. a glass of water. You can take this medicine with or without food.

Q. What are the possible side effects of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR?

The common side effects of 3-Kat 60 Tablet SR include dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, and hives, rash and itching. Its use may also make you feel sick and weak. The rare side effects may include fast or irregular heartbeats (also called palpitations), fall in blood pressure on standing which can further cause dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting, fall, and flushing.

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