Medicine Overview of Revulant Tablet
Side Effects of Revulant are Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Constipation, Weakness.
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. Revulant 1000 mg Tablet 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 Revulant 1000 mg Tablet will upset the stomach.
Revulant 1000 mg Tablet is an anti-anginal medication. It works by decreasing the oxygen requirement of the heart by relaxing heart muscle.
In Depth Information on Revulant Tablet
Revulant 1000 mg Tablet 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 Revulant 1000 mg Tablet
Revulant Tablet related warnings
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Revulant 1000 mg Tablet 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.
Revulant 1000 mg Tablet is probably unsafe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggest that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby.
It is not known whether Revulant 1000 mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.
Revulant 1000 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Revulant 1000 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Revulant 1000 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.
Revulant 1000 mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Revulant 1000 mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Use of Revulant 1000 mg Tablet is not recommended in patients with moderate to severe liver disease.
If you miss a dose of Revulant 1000 mg 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.
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Frequently asked questions about Revulant Tablet
Q. What is Revulant extended-release(ER) tablet?
Revulant 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 Revulant and trimetazidine act in the same way?
No. Both Revulant and trimetazidine are used for the treatment of angina but they work by a different mechanism. Revulant 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 Revulant in patients with coronary artery disease?
The researcher has studied Revulant 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 Revulant?
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 Revulant.
Q. Can I take Revulant for type 2 diabetes?
No. Revulant 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 Revulant 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 Revulant good for the heart?
Revulant 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 Revulant?
Yes, there are alternative to Revulant e.g.Ivabradine, nicorandil and trimetazidine for effective control of anginal symptoms.
Q. Can I take Revulant with atorvastatin?
Yes. Revulant 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 Revulant for the treatment of atrial fibrillation?
No. Revulant 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 Revulant a beta blocker?
No, Revulant is not a beta blocker. It is used in the treatment of angina.
Q. Can I take Revulant with haloperidol?
No. Revulant 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 Revulant effective in arrhythmia?
No. Revulant 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 Revulant?
Revulant 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 Revulant for the treatment of diastolic heart failure?
No. Revulant is not used in the treatment of diastolic heart failure. It is used in the treatment of angina.
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