Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER


Overview

Uses of Ranozex Tablet ER
Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER is used to prevent chest pain (Angina).
Ranozex Tablet ER side effects
Common
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Constipation
  • Weakness
How to use Ranozex 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. Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Taking it with food may lessen the chance the Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER will upset the stomach.
How Ranozex Tablet ER works
Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER is an anti-anginal medication. It works by decreasing the oxygen requirement of the heart by relaxing heart muscle.
Ranozex Tablet ER related warnings
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
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.
Lactation
CAUTION
Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER is probably unsafe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
It is not known whether Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Kidney
CAUTION
Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
What if you miss a dose of Ranozex Tablet ER?
If you miss a dose of Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER, 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

  • Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER is used in combination with other medicines to help prevent new attacks of angina (chest pain arising from heart). It does not stop an acute attack.
  • It does not affect heart rate, blood pressure at rest or during exercise.
  • It improves HbA1c and blood sugar levels in diabetes patients.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • It may produce changes in the ECG (QTc interval prolongation). It is recommended to get an ECG done 1 to 2 weeks after starting the medication.
  • Notify your doctor if you are taking any other medications along with Ranozex 1000 mg Tablet ER

User Feedback


FAQs

Q. What is Ranozex extended-release(ER) tablet?
Ranozex 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 Ranozex and trimetazidine act in the same way?
No. Both Ranozex and trimetazidine are used for the treatment of angina but they work by a different mechanism. Ranozex 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.
Q. What is the effect of Ranozex in patients with coronary artery disease?
The researcher has studied Ranozex 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 Ranozex?
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 Ranozex.
Q. Can I take Ranozex for type 2 diabetes?
No. Ranozex 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 Ranozex with quetiapine?
No. Using Quetiapine with Ranolazine can increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
Q. Is Ranozex good for the heart?
Ranozex 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.
Q. Are any alternatives to Ranozex?
Yes, there are alternative to Ranozex e.g.Ivabradine, nicorandil and trimetazidine for effective control of anginal symptoms.
Q. Can I take Ranozex with atorvastatin?
Yes. Ranozex 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.
Q. Can I use Ranozex for the treatment of atrial fibrillation?
No. Ranozex 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.
Q. Is Ranozex a beta blocker?
No, Ranozex is not a beta blocker. It is used in the treatment of angina.
Q. Can I take Ranozex with haloperidol?
No. Ranozex should not be used with haloperidol. It may increase the risk of an irregular heart rhythm that may be serious and potentially life-threatening.
Q. Is Ranozex effective in arrhythmia?
No. Ranozex 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.
Q. What are the contraindications to Ranozex?
Ranozex 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.
Q. Can I use Ranozex for the treatment of diastolic heart failure?
No. Ranozex is not used in the treatment of diastolic heart failure. It is used in the treatment of angina.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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