WHAT IS IVANODE 5MG?
IVANODE 5MG contains Ivabradine
It works by reducing the heart rate by a few beats per minute and helps to improve the functioning of the heart
WHAT IVANODE 5MG IS USED FOR?
It is used to treat,
Symptomatic stable angina pectoris
Chronic heart failure
WARNING & PRECAUTION:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
Are allergic to Ivabradine or to any other ingredients of this medicine
Have slow heart rate before initiation of the treatment
Are suffering from any other heart problems
Suffer from very low blood pressure
Suffer from severe liver problems or kidney problems
Have had recent stroke
Suffer from chronic eye retinal disease
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
Do not take IVANODE 5MG if you are pregnant or are planning to have a baby or breast feeding
Ask for advice to your doctor before taking this medicine
CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
it is not intended for use in children and adolescents
DRIVING & USING MACHINES
it may cause temporary brightness in the field of vision
If this happens to you, do not drive or use machines
Tell your doctor if you are taking,
Fluconazole (an antifungal medicine)
Rifampicin, intravenous erythromycin (an antibiotic)
Barbiturates, phenytoin (for difficult sleeping or epilepsy)
Quinidine, disopyramide (to treat heart rhythm disorders)
Bepridil (to treat angina pectoris)
Pimozide, ziprasidone, sertindole medicines to treat anxiety, schizophrenia or other psychoses
Anti-malarial medicines (such as mefloquine or halofantrine)
Pentamidine (an antiparasitic medicine)
Cisapride (against the gastro-oesophageal reflux)
Furosemide, hydrochlorothiazide, indapamide (used to treat oedema, high blood pressure)
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
it should be taken during meals
If you are being treated for stable angina pectoris, chronic heart failure
The starting dose should not exceed one tablet of IVANODE 5MG 5 mg twice daily
The maintenance dose should not exceed 7.5 mg twice daily
The usual dose is one tablet in the morning and one tablet in the evening
If you are elderly your doctor may prescribe half the dose i.e., one tablet of IVANODE 5MG 2.5 mg in the morning and one tablet of IVANODE 5MG 2.5 mg in the evening
If you take more IVANODE 5MG
If you take more IVANODE 5MG than you should contact your doctor immediately If you forget to take IVANODE 5MG
If you forget to take a dose of IVANODE 5 MG, take the next dose at the usual time
Do not take a double dose to make up for the forgotten dose
If you stop taking IVANODE 5MG
Do not stop taking IVANODE 5 MG without first consulting your doctor
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
The dose will depend on what you are being treated for.
Since the treatment for angina or heart failure is usually life-long, you should not stop using it without talking to your doctor.
If you take too much in one go, your heart could slow down too much and make you feel breathless or tired. If this happens, call a doctor. click here : Ivanode 5
most common side effects
You may also experience uncontrolled blood pressure, headache, dizziness, and blurred vision.
Some side effects such as fainting and significant changes to your heartbeat may be very serious and may need urgent medical attention.
Avoid driving until you know how this medicine will affect you.Do not use Ivanode 5 Tablet if you have severe liver disease, have a low resting heart rate, or a heart rhythm disorder.
This medicine is also not suitable if you have very low blood pressure and heart failure that has recently become worse.
This medicine interacts with certain other medicines used to treat high blood pressure, fungal infections, and HIV.
Do not take it if you are pregnant, trying to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
USES OF IVANODE TABLET
- Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
- Treatment of Heart failure
BENEFITS OF IVANODE TABLET
In Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
The medicine can reduce the frequency of angina attacks and help increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more efficiently.
You should not stop taking it without your doctor’s advice, even if you feel well.
In Treatment of Heart failure
it can be used in combination with other medicines to improve symptoms such as breathlessness, tiredness, and swelling and prevent heart failure from getting worse.
This will improve your quality of life, allow you to go about your daily activities more easily, and decreases the risk of hospitalization in heart failure patients.
This medicine needs to be taken regularly to be effective.
Do not stop taking it until the doctor tells you so, even if you feel well.
SIDE EFFECTS OF IVANODE TABLET
Common side effects
- Slow heart rate
- Luminous phenomena (Enhanced brightness)
- High blood pressure
HOW TO USE IVANODE TABLET
HOW IVANODE TABLET WORKS
it may cause transient luminous phenomena consisting mainly of phosphenes. The possible occurrence of such luminous phenomena should be taken into account especially when driving at night.
Limited information is available for use of Ivanode 5 Tablet in patients with severe kidney disease.
Use of Ivanode 5 Tablet is not recommended in patients with severe liver disease.
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