What is Ranx (Ranolazine) used for?
Ranx (Ranolazine) is an anti-anginal medication prescribed to treat patients suffering from angina. The medication improves blood flow throughout the body to prevent chest pain associated with this condition. Your doctor may prescribe it to be used along with other medications or for the treatment of other unlisted conditions.
How should I use Ranx (Ranolazine)?
Ranx (Ranolazine) is typically prescribed to be taken once or twice each day at a dosage of one tablet, but your individual instructions will be determined by your doctor based on your age, weight, health condition, and the severity of your symptoms. These should be swallowed with a large glass of water and may be taken on an empty stomach, although a meal or snack is recommended prior to use if you experience nausea. Do not chew, split, or crush the tablets prior to use to avoid unintentionally destroying or altering the effects of their contents. Always ask your doctor any questions you have about the medicine to ensure the correct administration.
What are the side effects of Ranx (Ranolazine)?
Ranx (Ranolazine) may cause side effects in some patients including:
Stop using the medication and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any intense or worrying symptoms such as faintness, tremors, irregular heartbeats, chest pain, difficulty breathing, urinary retention, unusual swelling, or a skin rash. These conditions may require reduced dosages, application frequency, or emergency medical attention in serious cases to prevent further health complications from occurring.
Do not begin using Ranx (Ranolazine) if you are pregnant, breastfeeding, lactose intolerant, if you have decreased kidney function, severely decreased liver function, or if the patient being treated is a child under the age of eighteen. Also disclose if you weigh less than sixty kilograms, heart failure, a history of arrhythmias, reduced kidney function, or reduced liver function as these conditions may cause unexpected health problems requiring special adjustments to your regimen.
Strictly use Ranx (Ranolazine) as prescribed and follow all instructions provided by your doctor. Safe, suitable, and optimum dosage can vary and is dependent on the patient`s health and medical history, as well as the condition you are treating.
Ranx (Ranolazine) may not be safe or suitable for all patients. Always ensure your doctor is informed if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, using any other type of medication (including non-prescription medicine, vitamins, and supplements), as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or pre-existing medication conditions.
Seek immediate medical attention or proceed to your nearest accident and emergency department if you suffer a hypersensitive or allergic reaction. Symptoms usually present during a reaction of this nature include difficulty breathing or swallowing, swelling of the limbs or face, tight chest, hives, and skin rashes.