What is Cardimax® (trimetazidine) used for?
Cardimax® is used for the treatment, control, prevention, and improvement of the following diseases, conditions, and symptoms:
- Severe pain in chest
- Inner ear problem
- Ringing in the ears
How should I take Cardimax® (trimetazidine)?
It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food. Swallow it whole. Do not chew or crush.
How do I store Cardimax® (trimetazidine)?
Cardimax® is best stored at room temperature away from direct light and moisture. To prevent drug damage, you should not store Cardimax® in the bathroom or the freezer. There may be different brands of Cardimax® that may have different storage needs. It is important to always check the product package for instructions on storage, or ask your pharmacist. For safety, you should keep all medicines away from children and pets.
You should not flush Cardimax® down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. It is important to properly discard this product when it is expired or no longer needed. Consult your pharmacist for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Precautions & warnings
What should I know before using Cardimax® (trimetazidine)?
Before using this drug, tell your doctor if:
- You are pregnant and breastfeeding women.
- You have a history of kidney disease, Parkinson disease or any other serious medical condition.
- You are allergic to any ingredients of this drug.
- You have restless leg syndrome or other movement disorders.
Is it safe during pregnancy or breastfeeding?
There isn’t enough information about the safety of using this medication during pregnancy and breastfeeding. Please always consult with your doctor to weigh the potential benefits and risks before taking this medication.
What side effects can occur from Cardimax® (trimetazidine)?
These side effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side effects, especially if they do not go away.
- Low blood pressure with change of position
- Itching of skin
- Allergic skin reactions
Not everyone experiences these side effects. There may be some side effects not listed above. If you have any concerns about a side-effect, please consult your doctor or pharmacist.
What drugs may interact with Cardimax® (trimetazidine)?
Cardimax® may interact with other drugs that you are currently taking, which can change how your drug works or increase your risk for serious side effects. To avoid any potential drug interactions, you should keep a list of all the drugs you are using (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. For your safety, do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any drugs without your doctor’s approval.
Product interacting with this drug is MAO inhibitors.
Does food or alcohol interact with Cardimax® (trimetazidine)?
Cardimax® may interact with food or alcohol by altering the way the drug works or increase the risk for serious side effects. Please discuss with your doctor or pharmacist any potential food or alcohol interactions before using this drug.
What health conditions may interact with Cardimax® (trimetazidine)?
Cardimax® may interact with your health condition. This interaction may worsen your health condition or alter the way the drug works. It is important to always let your doctor and pharmacist know all the health conditions you currently have.
The information provided is not a substitute for any medical advice. You should ALWAYS consult with your doctor or pharmacist before using Cardimax® (trimetazidine).
What is the dose of Cardimax® (trimetazidine) for an adult?
The recommended dose is 1 tablet once daily.
What is the dose of Cardimax® (trimetazidine) for a child?
The dosage has not been established in pediatric patients. It may be unsafe for your child. It is always important to fully understand the safety of the drug before using. Please consult with your doctor or pharmacist for more information.
How is Cardimax® (trimetazidine) available?
Cardimax® is available in the following dosage forms and strengths:
- Cardimax®-SR60 mg Tablet
What should I do in case of an emergency or overdose?
In case of an emergency or an overdose, call your local emergency services or go to your nearest emergency room.
What should I do if I miss a dose?
If you miss a dose of Cardimax®, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and take your regular dose as scheduled. Do not take a double dose.
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Review Date: March 18, 2017 | Last Modified: March 18, 2017