What is the use of ranolazine?
Ranolazine is used alone or with other medications to treat chronic angina (ongoing chest pain or pressure that is felt when the heart does not get enough oxygen). Ranolazine is in a class of medications called anti-anginals.
What are side effects of ranolazine?
- Bloating or swelling of the face, arms, hands, lower legs, or feet.
- continuous ringing or buzzing or other unexplained noise in the ears.
- difficult or labored breathing.
- fast, irregular, pounding, or racing heartbeat or pulse.
- rapid weight gain.
- tingling of the hands or feet.
What is Ranexa used to treat?
RANEXA is a prescription medicine used to treat angina that keeps coming back (chronic angina). RANEXA may be used with other medicines that are used for heart problems and blood pressure control.
Is Ranexa bad for kidneys?
It does not commonly cause kidney problems.
When should I stop taking ranolazine?
Discontinue therapy if renal failure occurs and do not initiate therapy in patients with a CrCl less than 30 ml per minute. Use in dialysis patients is contraindicated. Ranolazine may prolong QT via inhibition of potassium current (IKr).
What are the side effects of Ranexa 500 mg?
Common side effects of Ranexa include:
- spinning sensation,
- stomach pain,
- dry mouth,
What are the ingredients in ranolazine ER tablets?
Ranolazine extended-release tablets contain 500 mg or 1000 mg of ranolazine and the following inactive ingredients: Hypromellose 2910 (5 mPas), magnesium stearate, methacrylic acid and ethyl acrylate copolymer (it contains sodium lauryl sulfate and polysorbate 80), microcrystalline cellulose and sodium hydroxide pellets.
What’s the generic name for the drug ranolazine?
Ranolazine. Generic Name: ranolazine (ra NOE la zeen) Brand Name: Ranexa. Dosage Forms: oral tablet, extended release (1000 mg; 500 mg) Medically reviewed by Drugs.com on Sep 11, 2019. Written by Cerner Multum. Uses. Warnings. Before taking.
How many mg of ranolazine can you take in one day?
Swallow ranolazine extended-release tablets whole; do not crush, break, or chew. The maximum recommended daily dose of ranolazine extended-release tablets are 1000 mg twice daily.
How to report side effects of ranolazine in Canada?
In Canada – Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to Health Canada at 1-866-234-2345. Before taking ranolazine, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or if you have any other allergies.