CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET
NIC-NICHOLAS PIRAMAL INDIA LTD
CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET is a heart problem-related medication containing Trimetazidine (anti-anginal drug), which is used to prevent an attack of angina pectoris (chest pain caused by coronary disease) in adult patients in combination with other medication. CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET prevents a new attack of angina but does not prevents an acute attack. Angina is chest pain, which happens when enough supply of oxygen does not reach the heart. The insufficient supply can be due to obstruction in the pathway or narrowing of the blood vessels.
CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET contains Trimetazidine, which is a 'metabolic agent.' It affects metabolism (the process by which substances are broken down in the body). CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET decreases the body's oxygen requirement by shifting metabolism from fats to glucose, increasing the rate at which glucose is broken down. Hence, the heart works efficiently and requires less oxygen. In addition to this, it is also used in treating vertigo (a spinning sensation), tinnitus (ringing sensation in the ears), and to treat reduced vision and visual field disturbances (unclear or disturbed vision).
CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET can be taken with or without food. It should be taken in dose and duration as advised by your doctor, depending upon your disease's condition. Also, regularly visit a doctor as the dose may vary from time to time. This medicine's common side effects include dizziness, headache, diarrhea, vomiting, indigestion, abdominal pain, and feeling sick. It is not necessary for everyone to experience the above side effects. In case of any discomfort, speak with a doctor.
CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET should not be stopped suddenly as it may worsen your condition. Also, some lifestyle changes like regular exercise, eating well, smoking cessation, and cutting down on alcohol can improve the heart's health. People who have a liver or kidney disease, are pregnant or breastfeeding should inform the doctor before starting CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET as a dose adjustment may be required.
Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight
Most of the side effects of CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor. Some common side effects of CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET are dizziness, headache, diarrhea, vomiting, indigestion, abdominal pain, feeling sick. It is not necessary for everyone to experience the above side effects. In case of any discomfort, speak with a doctor.
Do not take CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET if you are allergic to trimetazidine or any of the other ingredients. If you have severe kidney problems, are pregnant, or breast-feeding, inform your doctor before starting CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET. CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET may worsen symptoms of Parkinson's disease (brain disease affecting movement), so your doctor must know if you have Parkinson's disease and are taking CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET. Try to adopt a Mediterranean-style diet rich in olive oil, fruits, vegetables, nuts, whole grains, fish, and low red meat and most dairy. American Heart Association recommends sodium chloride intake (table salt) should not exceed more than 2,300 mg per day as part of a healthy eating pattern. As lesser the heart load, the more efficiently it can pump blood and restore to normal functioning. CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET prevents a new attack of angina but does not prevents an acute attack. Drug Interactions (Drug, Food & Disease).
CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET may cause dizziness when alcohol is taken.
Only consume CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET if a doctor prescribes you.
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Drive with caution, CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET usually causes blurry vision and may affect driving ability.
CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.
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Yes, CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET can cause drowsiness. If you feel excessively sleepy, please consult your doctor for better advice.
No, CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET does not stop acute attacks (sudden attack) of angina, but CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET helps to prevent a new attack.
In case you have missed a dose of CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET, you are advised to take it as soon as you remember. However, try not to miss a dose in the first place; if it's time for you to take your next dose, then do not take both the doses together. Take only one dose; taking a double dose of CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET will lead to low blood pressure.
Usually, CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET is prescribed for long-term treatment ranging from weeks to months for treating heart-related conditions and disorders. However, taking it on your own for years without a doctor's consent can be fatal. Hence, only take it as long as your doctor has prescribed it to you.
No, CYTOGARD 20MG TABLET should not be stopped even if you feel better as it worsens your condition. Please consult your doctor if you feel better and do as advised.
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