Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER

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Introduction

Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER is a medicine used for the management of angina (heart-related chest pain). It helps to prevent new attacks of angina, but it does not stop an acute attack, once it has started. It relieves chest pain by making the heart work more efficiently.

Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER should be taken in the dose as advised by your doctor, at the same time each day. It should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset. 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 is 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 nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness, constipation, and weakness. Talk to your doctor if these bother you or do not go away.

This is not suitable for some people. Tell your doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney problems. Also let your doctor know all other medications you are using as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine. This medicine is not usually recommended during pregnancy or breastfeeding.

Uses of Ranozex Tablet ER

Benefits of Ranozex Tablet ER

In Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER reduces the oxygen requirement of the heart and relaxes the heart muscles. It makes sure that your heart is able to perform its functions in the amount of oxygen supply available without causing stress on heart muscles. This makes it less likely that you will suffer chest pain caused by angina. This medicine can help increase your ability to exercise and go about 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.

Side effects of Ranozex Tablet ER

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 Ranozex

  • 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 1000mg Tablet ER is to be taken with food.

How Ranozex Tablet ER works

Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER is an anti-anginal medication. It works by decreasing the oxygen requirement of the heart by relaxing heart muscle.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug may pass into the breastmilk and harm the baby.
Driving
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether Ranozex 1000mg 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 1000mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.

What if you forget to take Ranozex Tablet ER?

If you miss a dose of Ranozex 1000mg 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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Quick Tips

  • It should be taken with food to avoid stomach upset.
  • It improves HbA1c and blood sugar levels in diabetes patients.
  • It may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Notify your doctor if you are taking any other medications along with Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER
  • It may produce changes in the ECG (QTc interval prolongation). It is recommended to get an ECG done within 1 to 2 weeks of starting the medication.

Fact Box

Chemical Class
Acetanilide & piperazine derivative
Habit Forming
No
Therapeutic Class
CARDIAC
Action Class
Late Sodium channel blocker- angina

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FAQs

Q. What are the serious side effects of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER?

Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER may cause changes in electrical activity of heart which is known as QT prolongation. Your doctor may get regular tests done to check the electrical activity of your heart. Tell your doctor right away if you feel faint, lightheaded or if your heart starts beating irregularly or fast, as these may be symptoms of QT prolongation. Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER may also cause kidney failure in patients who already have kidney problems. Therefore, your doctor may need to do tests to check how your kidneys are working.

Q. I started taking Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER about a week ago. Now I have noticed that my urine has become very dark though I am taking plenty of fluids. Is there anything to worry about?

Urine discoloration could be because of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER. You need not worry if you do not have any other symptoms. However, if it still bothers you, you can talk to your doctor who will advise you further.

Q. In case I accidentally take excess of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER, what will happen?

Excess of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER can cause nausea, vomiting, lightheadedness, double vision, tiredness, severe tremor, confusion, hallucinations, difficulty in speaking and walking and you can even faint. If you have taken excess of Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER by mistake, call your doctor right away or seek emergency medical care in a nearby hospital.

Q. Is it safe to take Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER if I am already taking metoprolol?

Yes, it is safe to take the Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER and Metoprolol together. Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER has minimal effect on blood pressure in patients of angina.

Q. I am a diabetic and am taking metformin. My doctor has prescribed Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER, is it safe to take both together?

If you are taking metformin along with Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER, you have to be careful since Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER may increase the levels of metformin in the body which can lead to metformin toxicity. Talk to your doctor who will modify the dose of metformin.

Q. I have been taking simvastatin to keep my cholesterol levels in check. Can I take Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER with it?

It is recommended not to take simvastatin and Ranozex 1000mg Tablet ER together because it may cause simvastatin toxicity which may lead to symptoms like muscle weakness and soreness, fatigue, decreased urination, etc. Let your doctor know that you are already taking simvastatin. If it is still necessary to take, then take it exactly as advised by the doctor.

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90, Delhi - Jaipur Road, Sector 32, Gurugram, Haryana 122001
Country of Origin: India

MRP
170
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