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Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet


Overview

Uses of Leonite Tablet

Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).

Leonite Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Lightheadedness

How to use Leonite 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. Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Leonite Tablet works

Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet is a nitrate. It works by relaxing the blood vessels which decreases the oxygen demand of the heart and reduces its workload. It thus prevents/treats attacks of angina (chest pain).

Leonite Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Leonite Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Leonite 6.4 mg 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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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Leonite 6.4 mg 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.
  • Leonite 6.4 mg 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 Leonite 6.4 mg 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 Leonite 6.4 mg Tablet with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Leonite with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Suvida Force
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide
MODERATE
Brand(s): Atroped, Atronir, Mydrat-J
MODERATE
Brand(s): Celparin, Oparin, V Parin
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Leonite

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1) Am I really suffering from diabetes. I am daily doing Ramdev baba Yoga for 1 - 1/30 Hrs 2) I am normal , May I stop Tab Glycomet 500 ? 3) ECG is abnormal but 2D eco is normal. What is a problem? 4) Why Doctor is asking me to take daily Cap. BecoZinc forever. May I stop or continue? 5) I am suffering from Neck spondilites . 6) I feel giddiness, so doctor starts this medicine and asked to take forever for long time May I continue or what ?Plz give me second opinion.
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Your HbA1c levels will ascertain your diabetes control. You must continue glycometSR. It's dose may even beFor giddiness you may take stemetil MD tab sos and pantop DSR before breakfast
I m cocieved running 9 month n my date of issue is on first week of june.but i m having swelling on foot
Dr. Suman Rao
Gynaecologist
Get your BP, serum proteins and kidney function test done. If all are fine then there is nothing to worry about.
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FAQs

Q. Is Leonite harmful?

Leonite is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses advised by your doctor.

Q. Is Leonite a vasodilator?

Leonite belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It works by relaxing the blood vessels of the heart, reducing the strain on the heart and making it easier to pump blood.

Q. What is Leonite?

Leonite belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.

Q. Why does Leonite cause a headache?

Headache is a side effect of Leonite. The headache could be due to the dilation of cerebral arteries (those arteries supplying different parts of the brain). It usually disappears within several days of continued treatment.

Q. How does Leonite relieve angina pectoris?

Leonite belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It acts by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels and relaxes the the muscles. This reduces the strain on the heart by making it easier to pump blood. In this manner, Leonite relieves pain in angina pectoris.

Q. How does Leonite reduce blood pressure?

Leonite reduces the blood pressure by dilating the blood vessels and decreasing the workload of the heart. However, it is not used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Q. What does Leonite treat?

Leonite is used to prevent or stop angina pectoris (chest pain caused due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart). It is also used to stop spasms in the blood vessels of the heart.

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