INAPURE 5 MG contain Ivabradine which belongs to a group of medicine called hyperpolarization-activated cyclic nucleotide-gated channel blockers.
It is used to treat Symptomatic stable angina pectoris and chronic heart failure. Stable angina is a heart disease occurs when there is lack of oxygen supply to the heart.
It usually occurs in people between 40 and 50 years of age and is more likely to happen when the heart beats faster in situations such as exercise, emotion, exposure to the cold or after eating which increases heart rate and can cause chest pain.
Chronic heart failure is a heart disease which happens when your heart cannot pump enough blood to the rest of your body.
The most common symptoms of heart failure are breathlessness, fatigue, tiredness, and ankle swelling. Before taking this medicine consult your doctor if you have any kidney or liver problems.
This medicine is not recommended for use in children and adolescents under 18 years.
USES OF INAPURE 5MG
- Treat symptomatic stable angina pectoris
- Treat chronic heart failure
HOW INAPURE 5MG WORKS
It works by reducing the heart rate by a few beats per minute. This lowers the heart need for oxygen especially in the situations when an angina attack is more likely to happen.
In this way this medicine helps to control and reduce the number of angina attacks.
This specific heart rate lowering action of this medicine also helps to improve heart functioning and vital prognosis in patients with chronic heart failure.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Take INAPURE 5MG according to the dose and frequency as instructed by your doctor. This medicine must be taken with food. It should be swallowed whole with water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
SIDE EFFECTS OF INAPURE 5MG
- Swollen face, tongue, or throat
- Difficulty in breathing or swallowing
- Luminous visual phenomena (transiently enhanced brightness in a limited area of the visual field)
- Irregular rapid contraction of the heart
- Abnormal perception of heartbeat
- Uncontrolled blood pressure, Headache, dizziness, blurred vision
- Skin reddening
- Feeling unwell
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Apply hot or cold-water bag on your head. Take rest in a quiet and dark room. Drink tea or coffee.
Lying down and closing the eyes. drink plenty of water and keep hydrated. Take plenty of sleep.
Talk to your doctor, if you are taking,
- Quinidine, disopyramide, sotalol, ibutilide, amiodarone (used to treat heart rhythm disorders)
- Other medicines to treat angina pectoris
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- Intravenous erythromycin, rifampicin (used to treat infection)
- Fluconazole (used to treat fungal disease)
- Barbiturates, phenytoin (used to treat difficult sleeping or epilepsy)
- Hypericum perforatum or St Johns Wort (used to treat depression)
- Furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, indapamide (used to treat oedema and high blood pressure)