Caroza 500mg Tablet

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Composition for Caroza 500mg Tablet

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₹12.03/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Caroza Tablet

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Uses of Caroza Tablet

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

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

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

How Caroza Tablet works

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

In Depth Information on Caroza Tablet

Expert advice for Caroza Tablet

  • Caroza may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving if you feel dizzy after consuming Caroza.
  • 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 Caroza.
  • 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 Caroza.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Caroza 500mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Caroza 500mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Caroza 500mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactatio
n. 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 Caroza 500mg Tablet alters the abili
ty to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
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Kidney
CAUTION
Caroza 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Caroza 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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

Use of Caroza 500mg Tablet 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 Caroza 500mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ranolazine

Caroza 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 Caroza and trimetazidine act in the same way?
No. Both Caroza and trimetazidine are used for the treatment of angina but they work by a different mechanism. Caroza 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 Caroza 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 Caroza?
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 Caroza.
No. Caroza 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 Caroza with quetiapine?
No. Using Quetiapine with Ranolazine can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
Caroza 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 Caroza e.g.Ivabradine, nicorandil and trimetazidine for effective control of anginal symptoms.
Q. Can I take Caroza with atorvastatin?
Yes. Caroza 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. Caroza 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, Caroza is not a beta blocker. It is used in the treatment of angina.
Q. Can I take Caroza with haloperidol?
No. Caroza 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. Caroza 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.
Caroza 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. Caroza is not used in the treatment of diastolic heart failure. It is used in the treatment of angina.
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