Ivamac 5mg Tablet

Macleods Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd

Composition for Ivamac 5mg Tablet

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10 tablets in 1 strip

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Medicine Overview of Ivamac Tablet


Uses of Ivamac Tablet

Ivamac 5mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina) and heart failure.

Side effects of Ivamac Tablet


Slow heart rate, Headache, Luminous phenomena (Enhanced brightness).


How to use Ivamac 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 is better to take Ivamac 5mg Tablet with food.

How Ivamac Tablet works

Ivamac 5mg tablet lowers the heart rate which, in turn, reduces the oxygen requirement of the heart. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

In Depth Information on Ivamac Tablet

Expert advice for Ivamac Tablet

  • Notify your doctor if there is a change in vision (such as brief increased brightness or colored bright lights). It usually starts within the first 2 months of taking the medicine. It may later go away during the treatment or after stopping the medication. 
  • Notify your doctor if you have any liver problem or heart disease such as sick sinus syndrome (sinus dysfunction), heart blockage and pacemaker use. 
  • Avoid driving if you feel dizzy or experience a change in the vision, after consuming Ivamac. 
  • 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 Ivamac.
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Special precautions for Ivamac 5mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ivamac 5mg Tablet is unsafe to use during pregnancy.

There is positive evidence of human fetal risk, but the benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk, for example in life-threatening situations. Please consult your doctor.
Ivamac 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Ivamac 5mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.

Caution is advised when driving.
There is limited information available on the use of Ivamac
5mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Ivabradine, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Ivamac 5mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Ivabradine

Ivamac is a heart medicine used in adult patients to treat symptomatic stable angina pectoris (chest pain) and chronic heart failure.
Chronic heart failure is a heart disease which happens when your heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of your body. Ivamac mainly works by reducing the heart rate a few beats per minute. As increased heart rate affects the heart functioning in patients with chronic heart failure, the specific heart rate lowering action of Ivamac helps to improve the heart functioning and survival in these patients
Angina is a heart disease which happens when the heart does not receive enough oxygen. Ivamac mainly works by reducing the heart rate a few beats per minute. This lowers the work of heart and heart's need for oxygen especially in the situations when an angina attack is more likely to happen. In this way, Ivamac helps to control and reduce the number of angina attacks.
Ivamac can lower blood pressure, although it is an uncommon side effect. Uncontrolled blood pressure is a common side effect of Ivamac. Please consult your doctor before taking Ivamac if you suffer from mild to moderate low blood pressure or if you suffer from uncontrolled blood pressure, especially after a change in your treatment for blood pressure.
Ivamac causes a decrease in heart rate which may cause QT prolongation, giving rise to severe arrhythmias (condition in which the heart beats with an irregular or abnormal rhythm) especially torsades de pointes.
Ivamac is not a beta blocker. Ivamac lowers heart rate by inhibition of the cardiac pacemaker funny (If) current that regulates heart rate, a mechanism different from that of beta blockers.
Ivamac is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor.
Yes, Ivamac is approved by Food and Drug Administration (FDA).
Ivamac is not a calcium channel blocker. Ivamac lowers heart rate by inhibition of the cardiac pacemaker funny (If) current that regulates heart rate.

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