Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER

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Glaxo SmithKline Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER

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₹7.55/Tablet ER
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Medicine Overview of Angiotec Tablet ER

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Uses of Angiotec Tablet ER

Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER is used to prevent chest pain (Angina)
It does not stop angina attacks that have already started.
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Side effects of Angiotec Tablet ER

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Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Constipation, Weakness.

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How to use Angiotec Tablet ER

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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER at a fixed time.

How Angiotec Tablet ER works

Angiotec 500mg tablet er decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by relaxing heart muscle. This helps to prevent angina.

In Depth Information on Angiotec Tablet ER

Expert advice for Angiotec Tablet ER

  • Angiotec may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving if you feel dizzy after consuming Angiotec.
  • Notify your doctor immediately if you are or are planning to become pregnant during the administration of this medicine.
  • Do not breast-feed while taking Angiotec.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
  • Inform your doctor if you have ever had an abnormal ECG.
  • Inform your doctor if you are taking certain medications to treat bacterial or fungal infections. Your doctor may adjust the dose of Angiotec.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER is probably usafe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
It is not known whether Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER alters the
ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
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Liver
CAUTION
Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Use of Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ranolazine, 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Angiotec 500mg Tablet ER

Frequently asked questions for Ranolazine

Angiotec extended release (ER) means the pill is formulated in such a manner that the drug is released slowly over time and blood levels of a drug are more consistent. This has the advantage of taking fewer pills and also with a lesser gastrointestinal side effect.
Q. Do Angiotec and trimetazidine act in the same way?
No. Both Angiotec and trimetazidine are used for the treatment of angina but they work by a different mechanism. Angiotec works by blocking late sodium current channel during ischemia and thereby lessens the intracellular sodium and calcium overload. This relaxes heart muscles and decreases the oxygen requirement. This helps to prevent angina. Trimetazidine works by improves glucose utilisation of heart cells through inhibition of fatty acid metabolism.
The researcher has studied Angiotec in patients with non-ST-elevation coronary artery disease. It did not reduce the risk of death or recurrent heart attacks in patients, but it improves angina symptoms. It is approved for use in angina.
Q. Can I use rivaroxaban with Angiotec?
Yes. Combining these medications can increase the blood levels of rivaroxaban and increase the risk of serious bleeding complications. You may need a dose adjustment. If you have kidney disease, you should inform your doctor before using rivaroxaban together with Angiotec.
No. Angiotec is not approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes. Study have demonstrated its ability to decrease HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin) in patients with or without diabetes. This property may be useful in the treatment of patients having diabetes mellitus and angina.
Q. Can I take Angiotec with quetiapine?
No. Using Quetiapine with Ranolazine can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
Angiotec is used in a disease of the heart known as angina. It has been shown to improve exercise-induced chest pain and severity of angina.
Yes, there are alternative to Angiotec e.g.Ivabradine, nicorandil and trimetazidine for effective control of anginal symptoms.
Q. Can I take Angiotec with atorvastatin?
Yes. Angiotec may significantly increase the blood levels of atorvastatin. This can increase the risk of side effects such as liver damage and the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue. It can be used with atorvastatin but with dose limitation (atorvastatin) and appropriate clinical monitoring. In some cases, this can cause kidney damage and even death.
No. Angiotec is not approved for treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). The researcher has demonstrated, its usefulness in patients with Atrial Fibrillation(AF) and in nonsustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) in the experimental model.
No, Angiotec is not a beta blocker. It is used in the treatment of angina.
Q. Can I take Angiotec with haloperidol?
No. Angiotec should not be used with haloperidol. It may increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
No. Angiotec is not approved for use in any of arrhythmia. The researcher has demonstrated, its usefulness in patients with Atrial Fibrillation(AF) and in nonsustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) in the experimental model.
Angiotec is contraindicated in patients with liver damage (cirrhosis). It should not be given with medicine like ketoconazole, itraconazole, clarithromycin, nefazodone, nelfinavir, ritonavir, indinavir, saquinavir, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin.
No. Angiotec is not used in the treatment of diastolic heart failure. It is used in the treatment of angina.
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