RANX 500MG TABLET ER

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Composition FOR RANX 500mg tablet er

Ranolazine(500mg)

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alcohol
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It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Ranx 500mg tablet er at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Ranx 500mg 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.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Ranx 500mg tablet er is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
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SALT INFORMATION FOR RANX 500mg tablet er

Ranolazine(500mg)

Ranx tablet er uses

Ranx 500mg tablet er is used to prevent angina
It does not stop angina attacks that have already started.

How ranx tablet er works

Ranx 500mg tablet er decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by relaxing heart muscle. This helps to prevent angina.

Common side effects of ranx tablet er

Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Constipation, Weakness.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR RANX 500MG TABLET ER

Patients taking RANX 500MG TABLET ER

  • 72%
    Twice A Day
  • 27%
    Once A Day

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Expert advice FOR RANX tablet er

  • Ranolazine may cause dizziness and lightheadedness. To avoid this, get up slowly after sitting or lying down.
  • Avoid driving if you feel dizzy after consuming Ranolazine.
  • 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 Ranolazine.
  • 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 Ranolazine.

Frequently asked questions FOR RANX 500mg tablet er

Ranolazine

Q. What is Ranolazine extended-release(ER) tablet?
Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine and trimetazidine act in the same way?
No. Both Ranolazine and trimetazidine are used for the treatment of angina but they work by a different mechanism. Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine in patients with coronary artery disease?
The researcher has studied Ranolazine 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.
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Q. Can I use rivaroxaban with Ranolazine?
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 Ranolazine.
Q. Can I take Ranolazine for type 2 diabetes?
No. Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine good for the heart?
Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine?
Yes, there are alternative to Ranolazine e.g.Ivabradine, nicorandil and trimetazidine for effective control of anginal symptoms.
Q. Can I take Ranolazine with atorvastatin?
Yes. Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine for the treatment of atrial fibrillation?
No. Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine a beta blocker?
No, Ranolazine is not a beta blocker. It is used in the treatment of angina.
Q. Can I take Ranolazine with haloperidol?
No. Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine effective in arrhythmia?
No. Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine?
Ranolazine 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 Ranolazine for the treatment of diastolic heart failure?
No. Ranolazine is not used in the treatment of diastolic heart failure. It is used in the treatment of angina.

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Content on this page was last updated on 18 April, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)