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Metagard CR 35 Tablet

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SALT COMPOSITION
Storage
Store at room temperature (10-30°C)
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Introduction

Metagard CR 35 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.

Metagard CR 35 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 helps in 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, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, rash, itching, hives, and weakness. 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 Metagard Tablet CR

Benefits of Metagard Tablet CR

In Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Angina is chest pain or discomfort that happens when there is not enough oxygen-rich blood going to part of your heart. This can occur when the blood vessels of the heart become narrow. Metagard CR 35 Tablet relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily and makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. This makes it less likely that you will suffer chest pain caused by angina. Metagard CR 35 Tablet can also help increase your ability to exercise and lead your daily life more easily by reducing the frequency of angina attacks. You should take it regularly and as long as it is prescribed for it to work effectively.
Research shows that frequency of angina attacks reduces significantly after 6 months of treatment with Metagard CR 35 Tablet.

Side effects of Metagard Tablet CR

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Metagard

  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Weakness
  • Abdominal pain
  • Diarrhea
  • Indigestion
  • Itching
  • Rash
  • Hives

How to use Metagard Tablet CR

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. Metagard CR 35 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Metagard Tablet CR works

Metagard CR 35 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
Metagard CR 35 Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Metagard CR 35 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Metagard CR 35 Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Driving
UNSAFE
Metagard CR 35 Tablet may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
CAUTION
Metagard CR 35 Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Metagard CR 35 Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Metagard CR 35 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Metagard CR 35 Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you forget to take Metagard Tablet CR?

If you miss a dose of Metagard CR 35 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.

Alternate Brands

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Quick Tips

  • Metagard CR 35 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 Metagard CR 35 Tablet.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Phenylmethylamines
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC

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FAQs

Q. Is Metagard CR 35 Tablet a beta blocker?

No, Metagard CR 35 Tablet 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 Metagard CR 35 Tablet?

You should not take Metagard CR 35 Tablet if you are allergic to it or have severe kidney problems. Patients with Parkinson’s disease should also avoid taking Metagard CR 35 Tablet. 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 Metagard CR 35 Tablet be used in elderly patients?

Metagard CR 35 Tablet 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 Metagard CR 35 Tablet increases the risk of falling down frequently?

Though it is rare, falls may occur with use of Metagard CR 35 Tablet. 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 Metagard CR 35 Tablet cause drowsiness?

Yes, Metagard CR 35 Tablet 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 Metagard CR 35 Tablet be taken?

You should take Metagard CR 35 Tablet 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 Metagard CR 35 Tablet?

The common side effects of Metagard CR 35 Tablet 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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