What is Ranexa used for?
Ranexa is used to treat chronic angina (chest pain). It works by improving blood flow to help the heart work more efficiently.
How to consume Ranexa?
Take Ranexa exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Ranexa may be taken with or without food. Do not crush, chew, or break an extended-release tablet. Swallow it whole. Call the doctor if your symptoms do not improve, or if they get worse while using Ranexa.
What is the dosage of Ranexa?
The typical starting dose is 500 mg orally twice daily. If needed, the doctor might increase it to 1000 mg orally twice daily.
What is to be avoided while taking Ranexa?
Ranexa may impair thinking or reaction act. Be careful while driving or performing anything that needs alertness. Grapefruit and grapefruit juice may interact with Ranexa and lead to unwanted side effects. Discuss the use of grapefruit products with the doctor.
What happens in case of overdose with Ranexa?
Overdose can lead to nausea, vomiting, numbness or tingling, dizziness, double vision, confusion, or fainting.