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Ihd 40mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction

Ihd 40mg Tablet is used to prevent heart related chest pain (angina). It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so blood can flow more easily to the heart. This medicine will not treat an angina attack that has already begun.

Ihd 40mg Tablet should be swallowed whole with water after meals at the same time(s) every day. Your doctor will decide the dose how often you should take them. This may change from time to time depending on how well they are working. You should take this medicine as it has been prescribed and keep taking it, even if you feel well. This medicine helps to prevent chest pain in the future. If you stop taking them your risk of chest pain will increase, especially if you stop taking them suddenly. Lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise and not smoking may help this medicine work better.

The most common side effects include headache, dizziness, changes to your heart rate and flushing (warmth, redness or a tingly feeling). If these symptoms bother you or do not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them. Some can be reduced by taking painkillers, drinking plenty of fluids and avoiding alcohol. Drinking alcohol can increase the blood pressure-lowering effects of this medicine.

Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have low blood pressure, increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma), kidney disease or heart failure. Also let your healthcare team know what other medications you are using as some may affect, or be affected by, this medicine and some may be dangerous to take with it. You should not take any medicine for erectile dysfunction with this medicine. If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor if this medicine is suitable. You will have various medical tests (such as blood pressure) to monitor your progress and check for side effects.

Side effects of Ihd Tablet

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

How to use Ihd 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. Ihd 40mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Ihd Tablet works

Ihd 40mg Tablet is a nitrate. It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Ihd 40mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ihd 40mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ihd 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Ihd 40mg Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ihd 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Ihd 40mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Ihd 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Ihd 40mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Ihd Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Ihd 40mg 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

  • You have been prescribed Ihd 40mg Tablet for the prevention and treatment of heart-related chest pain (angina).
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Ihd 40mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Ihd 40mg Tablet as it may cause increased dizziness.
  • It may cause headaches which usually go away after a few days of continued treatment. Inform your doctor if it persists.
  • You may develop tolerance to Ihd 40mg Tablet with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
  • Stop taking sildenafil or tadalafil like medication (prescribed for erectile dysfunction) while on treatment with Ihd 40mg Tablet as it may cause low blood pressure.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Ihd with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra
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Brand(s): Suvida Force, Tadagra, Tadafun
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Brand(s): Udzire
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Brand(s): Edafil
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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.
How we treat hf pt. With ihd and bp is 110/260
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
How is d echo.n what r d medications
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FAQs

Q. Does Ihd affect heart rate?

Yes, Ihd may affect the heart rate. Ihd causes a decrease in the blood pressure. This decrease in blood pressure further causes a decrease in the heart rate (bradycardia). In some cases, it may also cause an increase in the heart rate (tachycardia). Consult your doctor in case you do not feel well after taking this medicine or if you notice a change in your heart rate.

Q. What if I forget to take a dose of Ihd?

You can take the forgotten dose of Ihd if you remember it within 12 hours. However, if you remember it after 12 hours of the scheduled time, then skip the missed dose and continue with the next dose.

Q. Can I stop taking Ihd after sometime?

No, do not stop taking this medicine without talking to your doctor. Stopping it suddenly may increase your chances of having anginal attack. If you have any concerns regarding Ihd consult your doctor.

Q. What are the symptoms of overdose of Ihd?

Taking more than the recommended dose of Ihd may cause throbbing headache, reddening of the skin, chills along with sweating, nausea, vomiting and a fast heartbeat. Seek emergency help and consult your doctor immediately if you take more than the recommended dose of this medicine.

Q. Can Ihd be taken at night?

Depending upon the dose, your doctor may recommend you to take this medicine once or twice daily. When single dose is recommended, then it is preferred to be taken in the morning. If taking it twice a day, maintain a gap of 7 hours between the two doses. This helps decrease the chances of Ihd becoming ineffective (tolerance) after sometime.

Q. Does Ihd lower BP?

Yes, Ihd can cause a fall in blood pressure. This medicine widens the blood vessels and decreases the resistance in them, causing a fall in blood pressure. This fall in blood pressure may in turn decrease the heartbeat which can lead to angina. This medicine should be avoided in people who already have low blood pressure. Discuss with your doctor if you have any concerns.

Q. Can I take sildenafil while taking Ihd?

No, you should not take sildenafil along with Ihd. Both these medicines lower blood pressure and belong to the same class. Taking these two medicines together may cause severe decrease in blood pressure, fainting and even heart attack. Along with this, also avoid taking other medicines belonging to similar class such as vardenafil and tadalafil.

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