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Anglit 6.4 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Anglit 6.4 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Anglit Tablet CR

Uses of Anglit Tablet CR

Anglit 6.4 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).

Anglit Tablet CR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Anglit are 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 mg Tablet 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 mg Tablet 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).
In Depth Information on Anglit Tablet CR

Expert advice for Anglit Tablet CR

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

Special precautions for Anglit Tablet CR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Anglit 6.4 mg Tablet 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 mg Tablet 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 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
Anglit 6.4 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Anglit 6.4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Anglit 6.4 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Anglit 6.4 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Anglit Tablet CR?

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If you miss a dose of Anglit 6.4 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Anglit Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions about Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate
Q. What is Anglit?
Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What does Anglit treat?
Anglit is used to prevent or stop angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart) and stop spasms in the blood vessels of the heart.
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. How does Anglit cause vasodilation?
Vasodilation with Anglit is achieved by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels by relaxing the smooth muscles of the blood vessels.
Q. How is Anglit is taken?
Anglit is taken in the form of sublingual tablets, sprays, and transdermal patches for the treatment of angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart).
Q. Is Anglit a beta blocker?
Anglit is not a beta blocker. Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. Is Anglit harmful?
Anglit is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Anglit a steroid?
Anglit is not a steroid. Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What is Anglit spray used for?
Anglit spray is used to relieve the pain of an angina attack as soon as it has started. It is also used to prevent angina caused by exercise, emotional stress or exposure to cold.
Q. How does Anglit spray work?
Anglit spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Anglit, the active ingredient, each time the button is pressed. It is to be used under your tongue and should not be inhaled. It is used to relieve the pain of an angina attack as soon as it has started. It is also used to prevent angina caused by exercise, emotional stress or exposure to cold.
Q. Why is Anglit given sublingually?
Anglit is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Anglit is also readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, but due to its large breakdown (extensive first-pass metabolism) in the liver, its bioavailability (fraction of a given dose in an unchanged form that reaches the systemic circulation) is decreased.
Q. Does glyceryl trinitrate work like sildenafil?
Both sildenafil and glyceryl trinitrate work by dilation of blood vessels which helps in a better blood flow but the mechanisms are entirely different and they are used for different conditions. Sildenafil is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction and glyceryl trinitrate is used for the treatment of chest pain. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for your disease conditions.
Q. Does Anglit work?
Anglit works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Q. Why does Anglit cause a headache?
Headache is a side effect of Anglit and this can 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 by relaxing its smooth 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Anglit with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Anglit with Tadalafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tadalafil: Suvida Force, Tadarrel, Tadagra, Tadafun, Kwiklis, Megalis, Tagil, T-Film, Forzest, Tadafil
Anglit with Sildenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sildenafil: Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra, Confidence, Grand, Puagra, Indagra, Stallion, Miagra, Hernafil
Anglit with Udenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Anglit with Buphenine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Anglit with Oxyphenonium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Anglit with Valethamate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen
Anglit with Atropine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Atropine: Atroped, Atronir, Mydrat-J, Myatro, Atronex, Atropin, Atrosulph, Atro, Pino Atrin, Opthopin
Anglit with Cyclandelate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
Anglit with Heparin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Heparin: Celparin, Oparin, V Parin, Heparen, Beparine, Keparin, Nuparin, Geohep, Thinla, Neporin

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