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Ranx 1000 Mg Tablet

Manufactured byUnichem Laboratories Ltd.
ContainsRanolazine
Description

Ranx 1000 Mg Tablet is used to relieve chest pain in conditions like chronic angina. Proper lifestyle modifications are necessary along with this medicine for a speedy recovery. Elderly and low body weight patients should use this medicine with caution due to the increased risk of undesired effects.

Side effects

Major & minor side effects for Ranx 1000 Mg Tablet

  • Dizziness
  • Ringing or buzzing in the ears
  • Chest tightness
  • Headache
  • Blurred vision
  • Constipation
  • Dry mouth
  • Stomach pain
  • Loss of strength

Uses of Ranx 1000 Mg Tablet

What is it prescribed for?

  • Angina Pectoris
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Concerns

Commonly asked questions

  • How long does it take for this medicine to take effect?
    The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action is not clinically established.
  • How long do the effects of this medicine last?
    The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is not clinically established.
  • Is it safe to consume alcohol while taking this medicine?
    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Is this a habit forming medicine?
    No habit forming tendency has been reported.
  • Can this medicine be taken during pregnancy?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Can this medicine be taken while breast-feeding?
    This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Severe liver disease

This medicine is contraindicated in patients suffering from kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects.

Drug interaction

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients receiving strong CYP3A inhibitors like ketoconazole, clarithromycin, nelfinavir, and CYP3A inducers like carbamazepine, phenobarbital, phenytoin, rifampin, etc. due to the increased risk of worsening severe adverse effects.

Allergy

This medicine is not recommended for use if you have a known history of allergy to ranolazine or any other inactive ingredients present in the formulation.
Warnings for special population

Pregnancy

This medicine is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

Breast-feeding

This medicine is not recommended for use in breastfeeding women unless necessary. The risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.
General warnings

Elderly population

This medicine should be used with caution in patients more than 60 years of age due to an increase in the risk of undesired effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary. The dose should be adjusted based on the kidney function.

Low body weight

This medicine should be used with caution in patients less than 60 kg of body weight due to an increase in the risk of undesired effects. The dose should be adjusted based on body weight.

Use in children

This medicine is not recommended for use in patients less than 18 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Driving or operating machinery

This medicine may cause dizziness or drowsiness in some patients. It is advised that you do not perform any activities that require high mental alertness like driving a vehicle or operating machinery if you experience any of these symptoms during treatment with this medicine.

Missed Dose

The missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is advisable to skip the missed dose if it is already the time for your next scheduled dose.

Overdose

Seek emergency medical treatment or contact the doctor in case of an overdose.
All drugs interact differently for person to person. You should check all the possible interactions with your doctor before starting any medicine.
Interaction with Alcohol

Description

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.

Instructions

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
Interaction with Medicine

Metformin

Phenytoin

Digoxin

Atorvastatin

Disease interactions

Liver Disease

This medicine should be used with extreme caution in patients with liver diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of the liver function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

Kidney disease

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney diseases due to the increased risk of severe adverse effects. Close monitoring of kidney function is necessary while receiving this medicine. Appropriate dose adjustments or replacement with a suitable alternative may be required in some cases based on the clinical condition.

QT Prolongation

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with a history of prolonged QT interval and patients using medicines that prolong QT interval. Appropriate dose adjustments should be made under your doctor's supervision.
Food interactions
Consumption of grapefruit juice while taking this medicine is not recommended due to an increase in the risk of dizziness, fast heartbeat, and fainting. Any such symptoms should be reported to the doctor on priority.
Lab interactions
Information not available.
Take this medicine as advised by the doctor. Do not consume larger quantities than prescribed. It is advised that you inform the doctor if you have a history of liver or kidney disease. Proper lifestyle modifications should be adopted along with the medicine to prevent further complications. Report to the doctor if you experience any undesired effects while receiving the medicine.
Miscelleneous

Can be taken with or without food, as advised by your doctor

To be taken as instructed by doctor

May cause sleepiness

How it works
This medicine works by relaxing the heart muscles and thus relieves chest pain.
Legal Status

Approved

Approved

Unknown

Unknown

Classification

Category

Antianginal agents

Schedule

Schedule H

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Information on this page was last updated on 20 May 2020

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