WHAT IS CARVIDON OD 60MG?
CARVIDON OD 60MG contains Trimetazidine which belongs to the class of medicine called anti-ischemic
WHAT CARVIDON OD 60MG IS USED FOR?
CARVIDON OD 60MG is used in combination with other medicines to treat angina pectoris
It protects the heart cells from the effects of a reduced oxygen supply
WARNING & PRECAUTION:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
Are allergic to trimetazidine or any other ingredients of this medicine
Have a Parkinson disease
Have severe kidney problems
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
Do not to take this medicine during pregnancy or breast feeding
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
It is not recommended in children aged below 18 years
DRIVING & USING MACHINES
This medicine may make you feel dizzy and drowsy that may affect your ability to drive or use machinery
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take CARVIDON OD 60MG exactly as your doctor has told you
The recommended dose of CARVIDON OD 60MG 20mg to be taken three times a day during meals
Patients with kidney disease and elderly patients
If you have kidney problems or if you are older than 75 years old, your doctor may adjust the recommended dose
For patients with severe kidney disease: not recommended
If you take more CARVIDON OD 60MG
If you take too many medicine, please contact your doctor or the nearest hospital emergency department immediately
If you forget to take CARVIDON OD 60MG
If you forget to take one or more doses, do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose
If you stop taking CARVIDON OD 60MG
You should discuss with your doctor before you stop taking your medicine
Carvidon-OD Tablet MR should be taken regularly as advised by the doctor. You should take it with or without food and at a fixed time.
Your doctor will decide how often you should take this medicine. This may change from time to time depending on how well it is working. You should take this medicine regularly to get the most benefit, even if you feel fine.
It helps in preventing future harm. If you stop taking it, your chest pain may come back. You can improve the health of your heart by making some lifestyle changes such as quitting smoking, cutting down on alcohol, eating well, taking regular exercise, and managing stress.
Some common side effects
Some common side effects of this medicine include dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, rash, itching, hives, and weakness. Talk to your doctor if these effects bother you or do not go away.
This medicine may not be suitable for some people. You must inform the doctor if you are suffering from any liver or kidney disease. Also, let your doctor know if you are pregnant or breastfeeding and about all the other medications that you are taking regularly.
USES OF CARVIDON TABLET MR
- Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
BENEFITS OF CARVIDON TABLET MR
In Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
Angina is chest pain or discomfort that happens when there is not enough oxygen-rich blood going to part of your heart. This can occur when the blood vessels of the heart become narrow. Carvidon-OD Tablet MR relaxes the blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily and makes sure that your heart is getting a good supply of oxygen. This makes it less likely that you will suffer chest pain caused by angina. Carvidon-OD Tablet MR can also help increase your ability to exercise and lead your daily life more easily by reducing the frequency of angina attacks. You should take it regularly and as long as it is prescribed for it to work effectively.
Research shows that the frequency of angina attacks reduces significantly after 6 months of treatment with Carvidon-OD Tablet MR.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CARVIDON TABLET MR
Common side effects of Carvidon
- Abdominal pain
HOW TO USE CARVIDON TABLET MR
HOW CARVIDON TABLET MR WORKS
Use of Carvidon-OD Tablet MR is not recommended in patients with severe kidney disease.