Angiguard 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Angiguard Tablet

Angiguard 10 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of high blood pressure and chest pain (Angina).

Angiguard Tablet side effects

Common
  • Fatigue
  • Ankle swelling
  • Sleepiness
  • Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Palpitations
  • Edema (swelling)
  • Abdominal pain

How to use Angiguard Tablet

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. Angiguard 10 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Angiguard Tablet works

Angiguard 10 mg Tablet is a calcium channel blocker. It works by relaxing blood vessels which makes the heart more efficient at pumping blood throughout the body.

Angiguard Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Angiguard 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Angiguard 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Angiguard 10 mg Tablet may cause side effects such as dizziness, headaches, nausea or tiredness, all of which could affect your ability to concentrate and drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Angiguard 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Angiguard 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
Liver
CAUTION
Angiguard 10 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Angiguard 10 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Angiguard 10 mg Tablet is started at a lower dose in patients with liver disease and further increased slowly with careful monitoring.

What if you miss a dose of Angiguard Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Angiguard 10 mg Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Angiguard 10 mg Tablet to improve your blood pressure and/or to reduce the number and severity of angina attacks.
  • Lowering blood pressure reduces the chance of future heart attack & stroke.
  • It can cause ankle or foot swelling. Raise your legs while you’re sitting down and talk to your doctor if it does not go away.
  • A sudden drop in your blood pressure may occur, especially when you first start taking Angiguard 10 mg Tablet. To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Take it at the same time every day to help you remember to take it.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Angiguard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Stoin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Excrete
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Rosidoc, Rosustin, Rosucad
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Itraspan, Itzo, Canzit
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Shinosun
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycolith
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Cilniright, Torcillin
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Clarimac
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Ranisol, Vepred, Catapred
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
SERIOUS

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Angiguard

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High blood pressure and diabetes
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
just telling high BP and sugar wil not help in giving u medicinetell the details since when u have diabetes and hypertensionwhat medicine u taking for bothand also do following blood testHba1c, Blood sugar ( fasting & PP), Urine routine, CBC, ESR, Lipid profile, Thyroid profile, Serum creatinine, BUN, eGFR, AST & ALT
How to maintain high blood pressure?What type of restrictions in High blood pressure?
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Avoid fried food and extra salts and regular exercise
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FAQs

Q. What is Angiguard used for?
Angiguard is indicated for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension), angina pectoris (pain in the chest caused by blockages in the arteries leading to the heart) or chest pain classed as vasospastic angina pectoris (or Prinzmetal’s angina).
Q. Is Angiguard a calcium channel blocker and how does it works?
Angiguard is a calcium channel blocker. In patients with high blood pressure, it works by relaxing blood vessels, so that blood passes through them more easily. In patients with angina, it works by improving blood supply to the heart muscle, which then receives more oxygen, and hence, prevents chest pain. It does not provide immediate relief of chest pain from angina.
Q. Is Angiguard safe?
Angiguard is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor.
Q. Can I take Angiguard at night?
Angiguard can be taken at night. You should take Angiguard at the same time each day with a glass of water.
Q. Can I take Angiguard and aspirin?
Angiguard can be taken with aspirin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with sildenafil?
Both Angiguard and sildenafil cause a lowering the blood pressure. So, taking the two medicines together could be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Is Angiguard a beta blocker?
Angiguard is not a beta blocker. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Angiguard safe for kidneys?
Angiguard is not known to damage kidneys. However, Angiguard can cause urinary disorders like difficulty in passing urine, increased the need to urinate at night, increased number of times of passing urine as an uncommon side effect.
Q. Is Angiguard a diuretic?
Angiguard is not a diuretic. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Angiguard a blood thinner?
Angiguard is not a blood thinner. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Angiguard a statin?
Angiguard is not a statin. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Is Angiguard an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor?
Angiguard is not an angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitor. It belongs to a group of medicines called calcium channel blockers.
Q. Does Angiguard cause tachycardia?
Angiguard can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Angiguard.
Q. Does Angiguard cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles)?
Angiguard can cause pedal edema (swelling of the ankles). Please consult your doctor if you have pedal edema while taking Angiguard.
Q. Does Angiguard increase creatinine?
Angiguard has not been reported to increase creatinine levels. Please consult your doctor if you have increased creatinine levels while taking Angiguard as it requires proper diagnosis and management.
Q. Does Angiguard cause erectile dysfunction?
Erectile dysfunction is an uncommon side effect of Angiguard. Please consult your doctor if you experience erectile dysfunction when you are taking Angiguard.
Q. Does Angiguard cause bradycardia (decreased heart rate)?
Angiguard can rarely cause changes in heart rate, which can be an increase (tachycardia) or a decrease in heart rate (bradycardia) or an irregular heart rate. Please consult your doctor if you experience any changes in your heart rate while taking Angiguard.
Q. Does Angiguard cause weight gain?
Angiguard can cause changes in weight, it can either cause weight gain or weight loss. However, these changes are very rare. Please consult your doctor if you experience a change in weight while taking Angiguard.
Q. Does Angiguard cause joint pain (arthralgia)?
Angiguard can cause joint pain (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive joint pains while taking Angiguard.
Q. Does Angiguard cause cough?
Angiguard can cause cough, but it is a very rare side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive coughing while taking Angiguard.
Q. Does Angiguard cause dry mouth?
Angiguard can cause dry mouth as an uncommon side effect. Please consult your doctor if you experience excessive dryness of mouth after taking Angiguard.
Q. Can I take Angiguard without food?
Angiguard can be taken before or after food and drinks. Angiguard should be taken same time each day with a glass of water. Do not take Angiguard with grapefruit juice.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with milk?
There are no specific recommendations on the use of Angiguard with milk. However, it can be taken before or after food and drinks.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with lisinopril?
Angiguard can be taken with lisinopril. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, as both the medicines have a blood pressure lowering effect, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with ibuprofen?
Angiguard can be taken with ibuprofen. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with metoprolol?
Angiguard and metoprolol both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with losartan?
Angiguard and losartan both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with ramipril?
Angiguard and ramipril both have a blood pressure lowering effect. So, taking both the medicines together can be harmful. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with simvastatin?
Angiguard can increase the levels of simvastatin, causing an increased tendency towards myopathy (muscle pain) and rhabdomyolysis (increased breakdown of muscle). The dose of simvastatin may need to be reduced when giving along with Angiguard . Please consult your doctor.
Q. Can I take Angiguard with atorvastatin?
Angiguard can be taken with atorvastatin. No drug-drug interactions have been reported between the two. However, interactions may occur as interactions have been reported between simvastatin (belongs to the same class). Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can the use of Angiguard cause gout?
Angiguard does not cause gout. It may cause joint pains (arthralgia). Please consult your doctor in case you have any signs and symptoms of gout as you may need treatment for the same.
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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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