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    Information about Trimetazidine

    Trimetazidine uses

    Trimetazidine is used to prevent chest pain (angina).

    How trimetazidine works

    Trimetazidine decreases the oxygen requirement of the heart by shifting its metabolism from fats to glucose. As a result, the heart works more efficiently.

    Common side effects of trimetazidine

    Headache, Vomiting, Dizziness, Weakness, Constipation, Nausea

    Available Medicine for Trimetazidine

    • ₹90 to ₹109
      Serdia Pharmaceuticals India Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹75 to ₹120
      Micro Labs Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹82 to ₹177
      Abbott India Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹55 to ₹117
      Cipla Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹64 to ₹159
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      4 variant(s)
    • ₹160
      Micro Labs Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹114 to ₹153
      Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹60 to ₹126
      USV Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹88
      Shrrishti Health Care Products Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹13
      Avinash Health Products Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Trimetazidine

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

    Frequently asked questions for Trimetazidine


    Q. Is trimetazidine FDA approved?
    Yes, trimetazidine is FDA approved
    Q. What is trimetazidine/ trimetazidine dihydrochloride used for?
    Trimetazidine is used in the treatment of angina pectoris (sensation of pressure, squeezing, or pain in chest due to insufficient blood supply to the muscles of the heart) as an additional therapy to other frontline medicines. It may also be used in patients who do not respond well to other anti-anginal medicines

    Content on this page was last updated on 23 May, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)