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Flavedon 20 Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Flavedon 20 Tablet is an anti-anginal medicine used for treating heart-related chest pain (angina). It prevents new attacks of angina but does not stop an acute attack once it has started. It can be used alone or in combination with some other medicines.

Flavedon 20 Tablet should be taken regularly as advised by the doctor. You should take it with or without food and at a fixed time. Your doctor will decide how often you should take this medicine. This may change from time to time depending on how well it is working. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine. It is preventing future harm. If you stop taking it, your chest pain may come back.

You can improve the health of your heart by making some lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, cutting down on alcohol, eating well, taking regular exercise and managing stress. Some common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, headache, diarrhea, indigestion, rash, and abdominal pain. Talk to your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.

This medicine may not be suitable for some people. You must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.

Uses of Flavedon Tablet

Side effects of Flavedon Tablet

Common
  • Constipation
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness

How to use Flavedon 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. Flavedon 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Flavedon Tablet works

Flavedon 20 Tablet is an anti-anginal medication. It decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by shifting its metabolism from fats to glucose. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Flavedon 20 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Flavedon 20 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Flavedon 20 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Flavedon 20 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Flavedon 20 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Flavedon 20 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Flavedon 20 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Flavedon 20 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Flavedon Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Flavedon 20 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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Quick Tips

  • Flavedon 20 Tablet prevents new attacks of angina but does not stop an acute attack.
  • Does not affect heart rate, blood pressure at rest or during exercise.
  • Improves HbA1c and blood sugar levels in diabetes patients.
  • Avoid driving or using machinery if you feel dizzy after taking Flavedon 20 Tablet.

Patient Concerns

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What is the use of this tablet
Dr. Khoobsurat Najma
Ask A Chemist
It contains Ivabradine is a used to treat symptomatic stable angina pectoris (chest pain), chronic heart failure. It can be used in combination with standard therapy, including beta-blocker therapy or when beta-blockers are contraindicated or not tolerated.
Please check the reports and advise what to do? I am a heart patient for last 12 years I am taking medicines Nitroglycerin 2.6 BD NIKORAN 10 OD Clopidogrel 75 OD Ecosprin 75 OD Atorvastin 10 OD Metacard 50 xl OD Flavedon 20 BD Shelcal for calcium OD Above all medicines are prescribed and I am taking this medicines
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
As you are a chronic heart patient , so your Allopathic Medicine can be withdrawn as such or suddenly without seeing you. You along with Allopathic Medicine start with Arjun kwath 20 ml twice after meal with water
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FAQs

Q. Is Flavedon a beta blocker?

No, Flavedon is not a beta blocker. It is an anti-anginal medicine which is used in combination with other medicines to treat angina pectoris (chest pain caused by coronary disease). It protects the heart cells from getting affected by the reduced oxygen supply during an episode of angina.

Q. Who should not take Flavedon?

You should not take Flavedon if you are allergic to it or have severe kidney problems. Patients with Parkinson’s disease should also avoid taking Flavedon. Parkinson’s disease is a disease of the brain which affects movement and causes trembling, rigid posture, slow movements and a shuffling, unbalanced walk.

Q. Can Flavedon be used in elderly patients?

Flavedon should be used with caution in patients aged more than 75 years of age. Usually, a lower dose is prescribed in elderly patients to reduce the chances of adverse effects. It is important to continuously monitor such patients.

Q. Does taking Flavedon increases the risk of falling down frequently?

Though it is rare, falls may occur with use of Flavedon. This may be due to instability while walking or fall in blood pressure while standing up. The risk may be higher in elderly patients. Therefore, they need to be more careful and should be monitored.

Q. Does Flavedon cause drowsiness?

Yes, Flavedon may make you feel dizzy and drowsy. Therefore, you should avoid driving or using heavy machinery in case it causes these side effects.

Q. How should Flavedon be taken?

You should take Flavedon exactly as prescribed by your doctor. It is meant for oral use. So, take the tablets with sufficient amount of liquid, e.g. a glass of water. You can take this medicine with or without food.

Q. What are the possible side effects of Flavedon?

The common side effects of Flavedon include dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, and hives, rash and itching. Its use may also make you feel sick and weak. The rare side effects may include fast or irregular heartbeats (also called palpitations), fall in blood pressure on standing which can further cause dizziness, lightheadedness or fainting, fall, and flushing.

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