About the drug:
The active ingredient of the drug is Trimetazidine. It is mainly used in the treatment of severe chest pain.
Uses of the drug:
The drug is used in the treatment, prevention, control and improvement of the following diseases, symptoms and conditions:
Severe pain in chest
Inner ear problem
It may be used for purpose not mentioned above.
Working of the drug:
The medicine works by making oxygen available for the cells of the heart.
The active ingredient of Cytogard – 20mg is Cadila, India. You can purchase Cytogard – 20mg online also.
Dosage form and strengths:
This drug is available in the tablet form in the following strength
Cytogard – 20mg
Trivedon 35 mg
Before you take this drug:
Do not take this drug if you:
Are allergic to the main ingredient of the drug or to any other ingredients.
Tell your doctor if you:
Are pregnant or planning to be pregnant.
Are breast feeding your baby
Are taking any other medicines
Are allergic to any other medicine
Are suffering from any other ailments
How much to take the drug?
The drug is to be taken in the prescribed quantity as mentioned by your doctor. You must not alter any dose without the consultation of your doctor.
How to take the drug?
The drug is to be taken exactly as instructed by your doctor. The medicine is to be taken as a whole with water. It should not be broken or chewed.
For how long to take it?
The medicine is to be taken for the entire prescribed period of time and should not be stopped in between as it may lead to adverse effect in the body.
Overdose of the medicine should be avoided as it may result in side effects. Overdose does not improve the situation in any way. On the contrary it will cause harm to the body. In case of over dose of the medicine get in touch with your doctor at the earliest.
In case of missed dose you must take the medicine as soon as you remember provided there is sufficient gap between two doses. Never double dose to compensate for the missed dose.
Side effects of the drug:
Some of the common side effects of the drug include:
Abnormal blood counts
Allergic skin reactions
This is not the complete list of side effects that may happen. There may be other side effects as well. If the side effects persist for long then you must get in touch with your doctor.
Common drug interactions:
There are certain medicines such as Maois which if taken with Cytogard Tablet may increase or decrease the working of the medicine. Hence it is best to tell your doctor about all the medicines that you are taking currently so that he can check for possible drug interaction.
Things to remember:
Do not share the medicine with anyone even if the person is suffering from the same symptoms.
Use the medicine only for the purpose specified and not for any other purpose.
Store the medicine in a cool and dry pace away from heat, light and moisture.
Do not drive or operate heavy machinery if you are using the medicine.
Caution is to be exercised in patients with kidney problems and those who are above the age of 75.