Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR


Overview

Uses of Anglit Tablet CR

Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).

Anglit Tablet CR side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Lightheadedness

How to use Anglit Tablet CR

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. Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Anglit Tablet CR works

Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR is a nitrate. It works by relaxing the blood vessels which decreases the oxygen demand of the heart and reduces its workload. It thus prevents/treats attacks of angina (chest pain).

Anglit Tablet CR related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Anglit Tablet CR?

If you miss a dose of Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR, 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

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR for the prevention and treatment of heart-related chest pain (Angina).
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR as it may cause increased dizziness.
  • It may cause headaches which usually go away after a few days of continued treatment. Inform your doctor if it persists.
  • You may develop tolerance to Anglit 6.4 Tablet CR with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Anglit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Suvida Force
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide
MODERATE
Brand(s): Atroped, Atronir, Mydrat-J
MODERATE
Brand(s): Celparin, Oparin, V Parin
MINOR

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FAQs

Q. Is Anglit harmful?

Anglit is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Anglit a vasodilator?

Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It works by relaxing the blood vessels of the heart, reducing the strain on the heart and making it easier to pump blood.

Q. What is Anglit?

Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.

Q. Why does Anglit cause a headache?

Headache is a side effect of Anglit. The headache could be due to the dilation of cerebral arteries (those arteries supplying different parts of the brain). It usually disappears within several days of continued treatment.

Q. How does Anglit relieve angina pectoris?

Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It acts by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels and relaxes the the muscles. This reduces the strain on the heart by making it easier to pump blood. In this manner, Anglit relieves pain in angina pectoris.

Q. How does Anglit reduce blood pressure?

Anglit reduces the blood pressure by dilating the blood vessels and decreasing the workload of the heart. However, it is not used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Q. What does Anglit treat?

Anglit is used to prevent or stop angina pectoris (chest pain caused due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart). It is also used to stop spasms in the blood vessels of the heart.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 20th Aug 2018.
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