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Metagard CR 35 Tablet

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Overview

Introduction of Metagard Tablet CR

Metagard CR 35 Tablet is a medicine used for treating heart-related chest pain (angina) caused due to narrowing of blood vessels of the heart. It effectively prevents new attacks of angina but does not stop an acute attack once it has started. This medicine should be used along with lifestyle changes like healthy diet, regular exercise, and smoking cessation for best results. It is used as an add-on therapy for patients who are not relieved by or are intolerant to the initial medicines. It should not be stopped abruptly. Headache, vomiting, and dizziness may be seen as side effects.

Uses of Metagard Tablet CR

Metagard Tablet CR side effects

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

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 is to be taken with food.

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.

Metagard Tablet CR related warnings

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Metagard CR 35 Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
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Information regarding the use of Metagard CR 35 Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Information regarding the use of Metagard CR 35 Tablet during lactation 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 miss a dose of 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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Expert Advice

  • 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.

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Metagard

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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.
What is heart attack? When heart attack coming?
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Related to chest pain angina commonly
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FAQs

Q. Is Metagard a beta blocker?

No, Metagard 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?

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

Metagard 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 increases the risk of falling down frequently?

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

Yes, Metagard 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 be taken?

You should take Metagard 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?

The common side effects of Metagard 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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