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Ranx 1000Mg Tablet

Manufacturer: Unichem Laboratories Ltd
Medicine composition: Ranolazine
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor required
Last Updated: November 28, 2019

Ranx 1000Mg Tablet is an antianginal medication. It is used in the treatment of angina. It is can be used on its own or in combination with other medications.

On using Ranx 1000Mg Tablet you may experience side effects such as weakness, stomach pain, dryness of mouth, dizziness, difficulty with bowel movements, bloating, chest pain, trouble with breathing, agitation, aggression, chills, cold sweats, nausea, tingling sensations, sudden weight gain or loss and rapid or irregular heartbeat. Seek medical attention if you face any adverse reactions on using this medication.

Before using this medication tell your doctor if: you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Ranx 1000Mg Tablet, you have any other allergies, you are taking other prescription or non-prescription drugs, you have liver cirrhosis, you suffer from liver/ kidney disorders, you have diabetes, you are pregnant or are breastfeeding a baby.

The dosage should ideally be prescribed by the doctor based on your age, overall medical history and current condition. The usual dose in adults prescribed for treating Angina Pectoris is 500 mg to be taken orally two times a day. The dose may be increased to 1000 mg per day depending on responses to therapy.

Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.
  • Is It safe with alcohol?

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    Rancad 1000mg 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.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    Rancad 1000mg tablet er is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
  • Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?

    Patients should be advised to avoid driving a car or operating hazardous machinery
  • Does this affect kidney function?

    Contraindicated in patients with severe renal impairment
  • Does this affect liver function?

    There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Ranx 1000Mg Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.

  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    If you miss a dose of Ranolazine, 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.

The exact mechanism of action of this medication is not known, but experiments show that it is a P-gp inhibitor. It does that by changing the trans-cellular late sodium current. This is how it during myocardial ischemia, it affects the sodium-dependent calcium channels.

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