General English: Ranolazine

Brand: Ranexa

Application: To prevent chest pain (angina)


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Drug information for Ranolazine

Medication Information: Angina is a chest pain caused by heart failure. This disease is caused by narrowing of the main arteries of the heart. This narrowing of the arteries reduces the supply of nutrients to the heart muscle. Angina pain can be felt if the heart muscle is not well nourished. Ranolazine is used with other medicines to prevent angina pectoris.


Contraindications to Ranolazine


Drug interaction of Ranolazine

Drug interactions may alter drug performance and increase the risk of serious side effects. Make a list of all the medicines (including prescription / over-the-counter and herbal medicines) you use and share them with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not change the dose of your medicine without consulting your doctor or stop taking the medicine.


Tips to consider before taking Ranolazine

Some medications are not suitable for people with certain conditions, and some medications may be prescribed if additional treatment is needed; Therefore, it is best for your doctor to know the following before taking ranolazine:


Possible side effects of Ranolazine

All medications can cause side effects. But many consumers also do not experience any side effects. Some of the side effects go away shortly after taking ranolazine. In case of persistent side effects, the doctor should be informed:

Weakness and fatigue: In this situation, avoid driving and working with tools.

Headache: Ask your doctor to prescribe a suitable painkiller.

Constipation: Eat a balanced diet.

Boredom: Eat simple foods and avoid spicy and high-fat foods.

Talk to your doctor if you have any symptoms that you think may be due to ranolazine.


How to store Ranolazine

Keep the medicine out of the reach of children.

Store the medicine in a cool, dry place away from heat and direct sunlight.