What is Ranx (Ranolazine) used for?
Ranx (Ranolazine) is a type of anti-anginal medication given to patients suffering from chronic chest pain, also known as angina. This drug improves the blood flow, which in turn helps the heart to work more efficiently.
How should I use Ranx (Ranolazine)?
Ranx (Ranolazine) extended release tablets are usually taken twice per day. These tablets may be taken with food or on an empty stomach. You should never chew or crush these tablets. Instead, they should be swallowed whole. Your physician may from time to time increase your dose. Only take the dosage that has been prescribed to you by your physician.
What are the side effects of Ranx (Ranolazine)?
Side effects of Ranx (Ranolazine) include:
Serious side effects such as changes in heartbeat require immediate medical attention.
These tablets should not be taken at the onset of an angina attack.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Ranx (Ranolazine). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.