Medicine Overview of Cartinex Tablet
Uses of Cartinex Tablet
Cartinex 500mg Tablet is used to prevent chest pain (Angina)
It does not stop angina attacks that have already started.
It does not stop angina attacks that have already started.
Side effects of Cartinex Tablet
Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Constipation, Weakness.
How to use Cartinex 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 Cartinex 500mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Cartinex Tablet works
Cartinex 500mg tablet decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by relaxing heart muscle. This helps to prevent angina.
In Depth Information on Cartinex Tablet
Expert advice for Cartinex Tablet
- Cartinex may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
- Avoid driving if you feel dizzy after consuming Cartinex.
- 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 Cartinex.
- 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 Cartinex.
Special precautions for Cartinex 500mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Cartinex 500mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Cartinex 500mg Tablet is probably usafe to use during lactat+more
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Cartinex 500mg Tablet alters the abi+more
lity to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Cartinex 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Cartinex 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Cartinex 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Cartinex 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Cartinex 500mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Cartinex 500mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Cartinex 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease....
Use of Cartinex 500mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
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.
Frequently asked questions for Cartinex 500mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Ranolazine
Cartinex 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 Cartinex and trimetazidine act in the same way?
No. Both Cartinex and trimetazidine are used for the treatment of angina but they work by a different mechanism. Cartinex 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 Cartinex 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 Cartinex?
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 Cartinex.
No. Cartinex 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 Cartinex with quetiapine?
No. Using Quetiapine with Ranolazine can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
Cartinex 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 Cartinex e.g.Ivabradine, nicorandil and trimetazidine for effective control of anginal symptoms.
Q. Can I take Cartinex with atorvastatin?
Yes. Cartinex 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. Cartinex 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, Cartinex is not a beta blocker. It is used in the treatment of angina.
Q. Can I take Cartinex with haloperidol?
No. Cartinex 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. Cartinex 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.
Cartinex 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. Cartinex is not used in the treatment of diastolic heart failure. It is used in the treatment of angina.
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