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Ranexa is also known by the generic name Ranolazine and can be prescribed to to treat chronic angina. Ranolazine is an anti-anginal drug and helps improve blood flow to help reduce chest pain caused by angina.
Before taking your prescribed medication read all the instructions that was provided by your pharmacist. Take Ranexa orally twice a day as prescribed by your doctor. This medication can be taken with or without food. Make sure you take Ranexa at the same time each day to create a routine for yourself and to ensure an even spread of medication in your system. For optimal results take this medication on a regular basis. Do not change or increase your dose. You should continue taking this medication even if you feel well.
This medication may contain medical and non medical ingredients that could cause an allergic reaction. Consult with your doctor about any known allergies before taking Ranexa. Speak with your doctor about any known medical conditions relating to diabetes, or problems with cholesterol, history of heart disease, liver or kidney problems, and mental/mood disorders. Tell your doctor about any current medications or supplementation to avoid interactions with Ranexa.
This medication should not be used for sudden attacks of angina. You will be able to use additional medications prescribed for sudden attacks if the situation arises. Speak with your doctor regarding additional medication and how it can help a sudden attack of angina.
Side effects for Ranexa are: dizziness, spinning sensation, nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, constipation, headache, dry mouth, weakness, ringing in your ears, swelling in hands/ankles/feet, slow/fast/irregular heartbeats, tremors, blood in the urine, and shortness of breath.
If any side effects become unmanageable speak with your doctor or pharmacist for help in managing these side effects. For any serious side effects that occur speak with your doctor right away for further treatment options.
Q: What happens if I suddenly stop taking this medication?
A: A relapse in symptoms may occur depending on the severity of the condition, and you may experience side effects. You should speak to your doctor before you stop taking this medication.
Q: What is the best dosage to take for Ranexa?
A: You doctor will be able to determine the best dosage from the initial diagnosis.
Q: What happens if I miss a dose?
A: You should take the missed dose as soon you realize you have forgotten. If the missed dose is closer to your next scheduled dose, take the next schedule dose to avoid overlapping.
Q: What is the best way to store this medication?
A: This medication is stored at room temperature, and should be kept away from children and pets.
Q: How do I dispose of this medication?
A: Do not throw away this medication in wastewater. Some medication can be thrown away in dry waste, and some require a little preparation for disposal. If you are uncertain how to dispose of this medication speak with your pharmacist to safely dispose any unwanted or experienced medication.
Q: Is this medication safe to use while pregnant or breastfeeding?
A: Speak with your doctor about the risk associated with using this drug while pregnant. It is uncertain if this drug can pass into the breast milk of nursing mother. Consult your doctor to understand the risk in using this medication while breastfeeding.
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