Angina which is commonly known as chest pain is the most common symptom of coronary artery disease. Chest pain or angina occurs when heart muscles do not get enough amount of oxygen in the blood. This disease occur in those people who are suffering from heart disease or having uncontrolled high blood pressure. People suffering from this problem says that it feels like someone is standing on their chest. Angina is typically described as pressure, tightness, heaviness, squeezing and pain in the chest.
Symptoms of angina include chest pain or discomfort, pain in arms, pain in neck, nausea, fatigue, shortness of breath, anxiety, sweating, dizziness and pain jaw. Angina usually occurs during exertion, severe emotional stress, or after a heavy meal. During these periods, the heart muscle require more blood oxygen than the narrowed coronary arteries can deliver. Chest pain typically remain from 1 to 15 minutes and is relieved by rest or by placing a nitroglycerin tablet under the tongue.
Angina is chest pain that happen when area of heart muscled do not get sufficient amount of oxygen. This problem can be serious if it is not cured or proper treatment is not taken on time. It is a serious disease that can affect both men and women. For the treatment of Angina there are various medicines available in the medical store. Ranexa is one of the best, most trusted and recommended by the doctor, among all the medicine. It is a prescription medicine used for the treatment of angina. The main ingredient of Ranexa medicine is Ranolazine. Ranexa medicine work by changing the sodium current thus preventing the excess of calcium that causes ischemia. This medicine is available in form of tablet by generic name. It can be used for other medical condition as directed by doctor or health care professional.
As Ranexa is a prescription medicine so few precaution need to be taken before using this medicine to avoid any side effect.
1) It should not be used by people who are allergic to this medicine or to its ingredient.
2) Patients using this medicine should lessened the amount of grapefruit and its juice.
3) Ranexa medicine should not be used by people who are suffering from liver problem.
4) It should not be used during emergency.
5) Pregnant and breastfeeding mother should not use this medicine without consulting doctor as use of this medicine in pregnant and breastfeeding mother may harm the health of unborn baby or nursed child.
Before taking this medication you should inform your doctor if you are taking any prescription, non prescription and herbal medicine, to avoid any drug interaction. The dosage recommend for Ranexa medicine is 500 mg everyday and the maximum dosage should not exceed 1000mg a day. Do not increase or decrease the dose of the medicine on your own. Take this medicine as prescribed by the doctor or health care professional. Take this medicine with a full glass of water with regardless of meals. The tablets should not be crushed or chewed, should be swallow as a whole. Take this medicine at the same time each day. Store it in room temperature away from light, heat and moisture. Keep all medicines away from the reach of the children and pet.