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Anglit 6.4mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Anglit 6.4mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Anglit Tablet

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Uses of Anglit Tablet

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

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Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing), Flushing of face, Dizziness, Headache, Increased heart rate.

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

How Anglit Tablet works

Anglit 6.4mg 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) and improves symptoms of heart failure.

In Depth Information on Anglit Tablet

Expert advice for Anglit Tablet

  • Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
  • You may develop tolerance to Anglit 6.4mg Tablet with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Notify your doctor about other medicines (eg. sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil) that you are taking as Anglit 6.4mg Tablet may interact with them and cause a serious fall in blood pressure. This may lead to collapse, unconsciousness and could be fatal.
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Anglit Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Anglit Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Anglit 6.4mg 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 6.4mg 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 6.4mg 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 6.4mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Anglit 6.4mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Anglit 6.4mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Anglit 6.4mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Anglit Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Anglit 6.4mg 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

Frequently asked questions about Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate

Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
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.
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.
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.
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).
Anglit is not a beta blocker. Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Anglit is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Anglit is not a steroid. Anglit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
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.
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.
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.
Anglit works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
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.
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.
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
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tadalafil other strength: Modula, Tafil, Mildfil, Tadaflo, Ttab, Forlast, Tadablis, Tadnor
Anglit with Vardenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
Anglit with Udenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sildenafil low strength: Assurans, Vasosure, Pulmosil, Sildaflow, PAH, Pulmoday, Target Plus, Pulmofree
Anglit with Oxyphenonium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Anglit with Valethamate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Epidosin, Valosin, Valeth, Osdil, Valamate
Anglit with Otilonium Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Otilonium Bromide: Menoctyl, Colirid
Anglit with Camylofin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
MODERATE
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Complamina, Nicovas
Anglit with Fenoverine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv, Syncrospas
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cimetropium Bromide: Ibscim
Anglit with Trimebutine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Anglit with Atropine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Atropine: Atronir, Atropin, Atropa, Atrowok, Tropensa, Troyatro, Tropine, Atp, Atrop
Anglit with Buphenine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Anglit with Cyclandelate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclasyn, Vasodal
Anglit with Atropine (topical)
MODERATE

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