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NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE

Manufacturer

AST-ASTRA ZENECA

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1 CAPSULE

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Product Details

About NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE comes into the category of medications known as 'anti-anginal medication', that is vasodilator in nature, Nitroglycerin (organic nitrate). NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE is primarily indicated in preventing attacks of angina (chest pain) and treatment of angina due to coronary artery disease. Angina occurs when the heart does not get a sufficient amount of oxygen. When the heart does not get enough amount of oxygenated blood, then it is unable to function properly. If proper treatment is not provided at to right time, it can even cause heart attack, heart failure, or arrhythmias (irregular heart rhythms).

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE contains Glyceryl Trinitrate, is a vasodilator in nature, works by relaxing the blood vessels and decreasing the demand for oxygen the heart requires. As a result, it reduces heart workload and prevents attacks of angina. The dose of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE may be required to increase after a certain time as NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE develops tolerance after some time. Your doctor might increase your dose depending upon your condition, and please stick to the dosage schedule.

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE. You may experience dry mouth, headache, blurred vision, insomnia, tingling, and prickling sensation in some cases. Most of these side effects of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE are temporary, do not require medical attention, and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Consume only if the doctor prescribes you. Never encourage self-medication or suggest your medicine to someone else. You should not take NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE if you are allergic to nitrates or any of its ingredients or are taking medication for hypertension, glaucoma, heart disease, erectile dysfunction, anaemia. Check with your doctor if you're pregnant, currently breastfeeding or taking any other prescribed or non-prescribed medicines. Also, do not stop NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE abruptly as it may lead to severe side-effects. Avoid alcohol consumption as it might lead to very low blood pressure.

Uses of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE

Angina (heart-related chest pain)

Medicinal Benefits

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE contains Glyceryl Trinitrate, is a vasodilator in nature, works by relaxing the blood vessels and decreasing the demand for oxygen the heart requires. As a result, it reduces heart workload and prevents attacks of angina. The dose of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE may be required to increase after a certain time as NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE develops tolerance after some time. Your doctor might increase your dose depending upon your condition, and please stick to the dosage schedule.

Directions for Use

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE should be used as advised by the doctor. Your doctor will decide the dose and duration of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE.Sublingual tablet: It should be kept below the tongue as NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE is absorbed more quickly.Spray: If NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE is in spray form, spray it below your tongue. Number of sprays will be decided by the doctor.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE

Like all medicines, NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. The most common side effects are headache, vertigo (a major symptom of balance disorder), dizziness, weakness, heart palpitations (unusual awareness of the heartbeat), low blood pressure upon rising from a seated position, nausea and vomiting, sweating, paleness, fainting, flushing (warm or red condition of your skin), and other skin reactions that may be severe. Most of these side effects do not require medical attention and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE if you are allergic to nitrates or any of its ingredients. Inform your doctor about all other OTC medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. If you have a kidney, drink or have ever consumed large amounts of alcohol, have anaemia, or have a heart attack. NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE should be taken with caution and only if a doctor prescribes you. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before starting NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE as a dose adjustment may be required if benefits outweigh the harm. NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE may cause dizziness, light-headedness, and fainting when you get up too quickly from a lying position, especially when you start taking NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE so please get up gradually.

Safety Advice

  • Safety Warning

    Alcohol

    Concomitant use of nitrates and alcohol may cause hypotension. So intake of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE should be avoided with NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE.

  • Safety Warning

    Pregnancy

    NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE is a pregnancy Category B medicine. It is not known whether NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE will affect pregnant women or fetus or not. Hence, the intake of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant as it may harm the baby. Your doctor may give you if the benefits of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE overweigh the risks.

  • Safety Warning

    Breast Feeding

    Safety of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE is not known in breastfeeding women. So, NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE should not be taken while breastfeeding.

  • Safety Warning

    Driving

    Consult Your Doctor

    NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE can affect alertness and coordination. So, operating machinery which requires concentration should be avoided.

  • Safety Warning

    Liver

    NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE 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.

  • Safety Warning

    Kidney

    NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE 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.

Habit Forming

No

Diet & Lifestyle Advise

  • Avoid alcoholic beverages with NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE as it can make you dehydrated and may affect your sleep.
  • Quit smoking as smoking increases the heart rate and the heart’s workload.
  • Try to include heart-healthy omega 3 fatty acid containing food drinks in your daily diet. You can also use low-fat cooking oil like olive oil, soybean oil, canola oil, and coconut oil.
  • Eat a healthy balanced diet, include plenty of fluids, vegetables, proteins, fat-free, or low-fat dairy products. It will also help to reduce weight and lowers the risk of a heart attack. 
  • Regular exercise keeps heart and blood vessels in good condition, so an attack's chances are reduced. Also, use NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE before exercise.

Special Advise

Certain diagnostic test like a Stress test,  Echocardiogram, Nuclear stress test, Chest X-ray, Blood tests, Coronary angiography, help in checking angina.

Regular checkup with doctor as you may develop tolerance to NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE and the same dose may be less effective next time. Your doctor might increase your dose depending upon your condition and please stick to the dosage schedule.

Other Information (NIT0066)

This item is Not Returnable.

Expires on or after - Jan-22

Patients Concern

Disease/Condition Glossary

Angina: It is a pain in the chest and discomfort that keeps coming back as the heart does not get sufficient blood. In some cases, the pain and discomfort are also felt in the shoulders, neck, jaw, or back.

FAQs

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE should not be taken before doing any physical workout to prevent angina pain. A person should consult with the doctor to know the right time of taking NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE.

Yes, NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE can cause a headache. Please increase fluid intake as it is known to decrease headache when taking NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE. If the problem persists, consult your doctor and do as advised.

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE is not advised in patients with severe anaemia, and one should tell their doctor if they have this condition.

A person who is already taking phosphodiesterase type 5 (PDE-5) inhibitors, such as avanafil, sildenafil, tadalafil, or vardenafil, should not consume NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE as it may cause serious side effects in the body.

If you miss a dose of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it’s almost time for the next dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

It is suggested to take NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor.

A person should not take NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE with your erectile dysfunction medication as it might trigger the blood pressure-lowering effect of NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE. Consult your doctor for further advice.

A person should not stop taking NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE without talking to your doctor. If they suddenly stop taking NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE, then they may experience confusion, fever, mental state changes, or severe muscle stiffness. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually depending upon your disease condition.

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE should be kept in the original glass container and tightly capped after each use to prevent loss of tablet potency. Store NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE tablets at room temperature.

PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE

Manufacturer/Marketer address

Corporate & Registered Office, Block N1, 12th Floor, Manyata Embassy Business Park, Rachenahalli, Outer Ring Road, 560045, Bangalore

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE

NITRACT SR 2.5MG CAPSULE

MRP: 16.97

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