Medicine Overview of Rancad Tablet ER
Uses of Rancad Tablet ER
Rancad 500mg Tablet ER is used to prevent chest pain (Angina)
It does not stop angina attacks that have already started.
It does not stop angina attacks that have already started.
Side effects of Rancad Tablet ER
Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Constipation, Weakness.
How to use Rancad Tablet ER
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 can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Rancad 500mg Tablet ER at a fixed time.
How Rancad Tablet ER works
Rancad 500mg tablet er decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by relaxing heart muscle. This helps to prevent angina.
In Depth Information on Rancad Tablet ER
Expert advice for Rancad Tablet ER
- Rancad may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
- Avoid driving if you feel dizzy after consuming Rancad.
- 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 Rancad.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever been diagnosed with kidney or liver problems.
- Inform your doctor if you have ever had an abnormal ECG.
- Inform your doctor if you are taking certain medications to treat bacterial or fungal infections. Your doctor may adjust the dose of Rancad.
Special precautions for Rancad 500mg Tablet ER
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Rancad 500mg Tablet ER may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Rancad 500mg Tablet ER is probably usafe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Rancad 500mg Tablet ER alters the ab+more
ility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Rancad 500mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Rancad 500mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Rancad 500mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease....
Use of Rancad 500mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Rancad 500mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Rancad 500mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.+more
Use of Rancad 500mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease....
Use of Rancad 500mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Ranolazine, 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.
Frequently asked questions for Rancad 500mg Tablet ER
Frequently asked questions for Ranolazine
Rancad extended release (ER) means the pill is formulated in such a manner that the drug is released slowly over time and blood levels of a drug are more consistent. This has the advantage of taking fewer pills and also with a lesser gastrointestinal side effect.
Q. Do Rancad and trimetazidine act in the same way?
No. Both Rancad and trimetazidine are used for the treatment of angina but they work by a different mechanism. Rancad works by blocking late sodium current channel during ischemia and thereby lessens the intracellular sodium and calcium overload. This relaxes heart muscles and decreases the oxygen requirement. This helps to prevent angina. Trimetazidine works by improves glucose utilisation of heart cells through inhibition of fatty acid metabolism.
The researcher has studied Rancad in patients with non-ST-elevation coronary artery disease. It did not reduce the risk of death or recurrent heart attacks in patients, but it improves angina symptoms. It is approved for use in angina.
Q. Can I use rivaroxaban with Rancad?
Yes. Combining these medications can increase the blood levels of rivaroxaban and increase the risk of serious bleeding complications. You may need a dose adjustment. If you have kidney disease, you should inform your doctor before using rivaroxaban together with Rancad.
No. Rancad is not approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes. Study have demonstrated its ability to decrease HbA1c (glycosylated haemoglobin) in patients with or without diabetes. This property may be useful in the treatment of patients having diabetes mellitus and angina.
Q. Can I take Rancad with quetiapine?
No. Using Quetiapine with Ranolazine can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
Rancad is used in a disease of the heart known as angina. It has been shown to improve exercise-induced chest pain and severity of angina.
Yes, there are alternative to Rancad e.g.Ivabradine, nicorandil and trimetazidine for effective control of anginal symptoms.
Q. Can I take Rancad with atorvastatin?
Yes. Rancad may significantly increase the blood levels of atorvastatin. This can increase the risk of side effects such as liver damage and the breakdown of skeletal muscle tissue. It can be used with atorvastatin but with dose limitation (atorvastatin) and appropriate clinical monitoring. In some cases, this can cause kidney damage and even death.
No. Rancad is not approved for treatment of atrial fibrillation (AF). The researcher has demonstrated, its usefulness in patients with Atrial Fibrillation(AF) and in nonsustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) in the experimental model.
No, Rancad is not a beta blocker. It is used in the treatment of angina.
Q. Can I take Rancad with haloperidol?
No. Rancad should not be used with haloperidol. It may increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
No. Rancad is not approved for use in any of arrhythmia. The researcher has demonstrated, its usefulness in patients with Atrial Fibrillation(AF) and in nonsustained ventricular tachycardia (VT) in the experimental model.
Rancad is contraindicated in patients with liver damage (cirrhosis). It should not be given with medicine like ketoconazole, itraconazole, clarithromycin, nefazodone, nelfinavir, ritonavir, indinavir, saquinavir, carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin.
No. Rancad is not used in the treatment of diastolic heart failure. It is used in the treatment of angina.
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