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Is ranolazine the same as ranexa?

May Treat:

Drug Class: Antianginal and Anti-ischemic Agents, Non-hemodynamic

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

May Treat:

Drug Class: Antianginal and Anti-ischemic Agents, Non-hemodynamic

Availability: Prescription Required

Pregnancy: Consult a doctor before using

Lactation: Consult a doctor before using

Alcohol: Limit intake while taking this medication

Driving: May cause drowsiness or dizziness. Use caution

Manufacturer: GILEAD SCIENCES

PrecautionsPrecautions

  • If available, read the patient package insert
  • Do not chew or crush. OK to split tablet if scored
  • Do not use to stop angina attack. Use regularly.
  • If available, read the patient package insert
  • Do not chew or crush. OK to split tablet if scored
  • Do not use to stop angina attack. Use regularly.
  • May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving.
  • Avoid taking grapefruit juice/grapefruit with med
  • Tell doctor if fainting or faintness occurs.
  • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
  • MD may need to reduce the dose before you stop it.

What are side effects of Ranexa?Any warnings while using Ranexa?Is Ranexa contraindicated for any condition?How to use Ranexa?What if you missed a dose of Ranexa?What if you overdose on Ranexa?

For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

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  • People also askHow Ranexa works for treating angina?How Ranexa works for treating angina?Ranexa (ranolazine) is used to treat chronic angina (chest pain). It works by improving blood flow to help the heart work more efficiently. Ranexa is not for use during an acute (emergency) attack of angina.

    Precautions

    • If available, read the patient package insert
    • Do not chew or crush. OK to split tablet if scored
    • Do not use to stop angina attack. Use regularly.
    • If available, read the patient package insert
    • Do not chew or crush. OK to split tablet if scored
    • Do not use to stop angina attack. Use regularly.
    • May make you dizzy. Use caution when driving.
    • Avoid taking grapefruit juice/grapefruit with med
    • Tell doctor if fainting or faintness occurs.
    • Review all drugs you are taking with your doctor
    • MD may need to reduce the dose before you stop it.

    What are side effects of Ranexa?Any warnings while using Ranexa?Is Ranexa contraindicated for any condition?How to use Ranexa?What if you missed a dose of Ranexa?What if you overdose on Ranexa?

    For informational purposes only. Consult a medical professional for advice.

    Reviewed by a panel of doctors. Source: First Databank

    Was this helpful?How Ranexa works for treating angina? Ranexa (ranolazine) is used to treat chronic angina (chest pain). It works by improving blood flow to help the heart work more efficiently. Ranexa is not for use during an acute (emergency) attack of angina.

    How does Ranexa stop angina? The chief utility of Ranexa is in the treatment of a person with chronic, stable angina. Ranexa can significantly reduce the frequency of angina episodes and increases the amount of exercise that can be performed without experiencing angina. It is usually combined with more standard anti-anginal drug therapy.

    Who makes Ranexa medication? Ranexa is manufactured by Gilead Sciences, Inc. It is currently under the protection of a patent that prevents any generic Ranexa from being manufactured in the United States.

    How does Ranexa work for treating angina?

    How does Ranexa work for treating angina? Ranexa (ranolazine) is used to treat chronic angina (chest pain). It works by improving blood flow to help the heart work more efficiently. Ranexa is not for use during an acute (emergency) attack of angina.

    Is Ranexa a vasodilator? Imdur and Ranexa belong to different drug classes. Imdur is a vasodilator and Ranexa is an anti- anginal medication. Side effects of Imdur and Ranexa that are similar include headache and dizziness. Side effects of Ranexa that are different from Imdur include spinning sensation, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain,…

    Can Ranexa cause heart failure? Heart failure (NYHA Class I to IV) had no significant effect on ranolazine pharmacokinetics. Ranexa had minimal effects on heart rate and blood pressure in patients with angina and heart failure NYHA Class I to IV. No dose adjustment of Ranexa is required in patients with heart failure.

    What is Ranexa 500 mg? Ranexa 500 Mg. Ranexa ® (ranolazine) is a prescription medicine used in the treatment of chronic angina (chest pain).