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CYTOGARD OD 60MG CAP

Country of origin: INDIA

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MRP 387.01

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CYTOGARD OD 60MG CAP

Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule is used alone or in combination with other medicines for the symptomatic treatment of stable angina pectoris and in treating chest pain caused by lack of oxygen due to poor blood flow to heart. The medicine relaxes the blood vessels and improves blood flow and oxygen in the body, thereby reducing the risk of getting chest pain. Patients who do not respond well to other anti-anginal drugs or who are intolerant to first-line anti-anginal drugs are given this medication. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule is Trimetazidine 60Mg.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule is an anti-anginal medicine that decreases the heart’s oxygen demand by switching its metabolism from fat to glucose, thereby allowing the heart to work more efficiently.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Tremors
  • Severe renal impairment
  • Restless leg syndrome
  • Lactation
  • Caution:
  • Initial treatment of unstable angina
  • Myocardial infarction
  • Moderate renal impairment
  • Elderly
  • Pregnancy
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule. When taken in the recommended dosage guidelines, the medicine is well tolerated. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Dyspepsia
  • Diarrhoea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Asthenia (decreased muscle strength)
  • Rash
  • Pruritis
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Arterial hypotension
  • Orthostatic hypotension
How to Use

How to Use

Take Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the capsule whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the capsule.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The capsule should be taken with food. The capsule is usually taken twice a day. Take the capsule at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested. even though the symptoms disappear after the medicine has begun.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the recommended dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the capsule, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Dizziness
  • Hypotension
  • Blurred vision
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

Extreme caution is advised among people with renal problems. Close monitoring of kidney function and adjustments of dose of the medicine may be needed based on the clinical condition of the patient. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the taking this capsule. However, this medicine is not recommended in patients with severe renal impairment.

Liver:

Since there is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking this capsule for hepatic patients, consult your doctor if you have liver problems and stay on the safe side.

Pregnancy:

Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule should be used with caution as it might be risky during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this capsule

Lactation:

This medicine is unsafe for use by nursing mothers as there is a risk of side effects on the infant. We suggest you to consult your doctor before consuming the capsule. Consult your doctor immediately if the baby shows signs of increased sleepiness, breathing problems or difficulty in breast feeding.

Alcohol:

Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Driving:

The capsule may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness. Do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Foods and beverages like grape fruit juice and alcohol should be avoided near the time you take this capsule.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule with metoclopramide.

Precautions
  • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
  • Store the capsule below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Keep the medicine out of reach of children
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the foetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


Drug Composition information
What is Trimetazidine for:

This medication is an anti-ischemic (anti-anginal) metabolic agent, prescribed for angina pectoris and Menieres disease. It is also known as fatty acid oxidation inhibitor. It improves heart functions.

How does Trimetazidine work:

Trimetazidine is also used to treat Menieres disease (an inner ear disorder that affects balance and hearing) and in the symptomatic treatment of visual disorders of a circulatory origin.

How should Trimetazidine be used:

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food. The recommended dose is 40-60 mgday in divided doses.

Common side effects of Trimetazidine :

The common side effects with Trimetazidine may include abdominal pain, diarrhoea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, weakness, dizziness, headache, rash, itching and redness.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Trimetazidine :

Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Any bruising or bleeding. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Trimetazidine with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid alcohol and grapefruit juice.

How do I store Trimetazidine :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

Therapeutic Classification

Anti-Anginal Drugs


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule?

The capsule is used alone or in combination with other medicines for the symptomatic treatment of stable angina pectoris and in treating chest pain caused by lack of oxygen due to poor blood flow to heart. The medicine relaxes the blood vessels and improves blood flow and oxygen in the body, thereby reducing the risk of getting chest pain. Patients who do not respond well to other anti-anginal drugs or who are intolerant to first-line anti-anginal drugs are given this medication.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule?

The medicine is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include abdominal pain, dyspepsia, diarrhoea, nausea, vomiting, asthenia, rash, pruritis, urticaria, headache, dizziness, weakness. Its use may lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as arterial hypotension, orthostatic hypotension.

Q3. Should we take Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule with food or without food?

The capsule should be taken with food.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. This medicine is contraindicated in patients with hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the capsule, Parkinson’s disease, tremors, severe renal impairment, restless leg syndrome, lactation. Caution is advised among patients with initial treatment of unstable angina, myocardial infarction, moderate renal impairment, elderly and pregnancy.

Q5. Does Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule make you sleepy?

The capsule may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule harmful? What does an overdose of Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule lead to?

The capsule is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Overdose of this medicine leads to dizziness, hypotension, blurred vision.

Q7. Can I take Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule during pregnancy?

The capsule should be used with caution as it might be risky during pregnancy. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown adverse effects on the developing baby. It is recommended that you consult your doctor before consuming this capsule.

Q8. Can Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the capsule without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule?

Interaction of alcohol with this medicine is unknown. Any symptoms of abnormal reactions after taking the medicine should be reported to your doctor immediately. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments of the medicine may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Q10. How to store Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule?

Store the medicine at room temperature (15-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the capsule according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This capsule is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule to children?

The safety and efficacy of using this capsule in children has not been established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule?

The amount of time required for this medicine to show its action in the body is within 1-2 hours of administration.

Q14. How long does the effect of Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body depends on the intended use and the clinical condition of the patient.

Q15. Can we take Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule daily? If yes, how many capsules can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is twice a day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Cytogard OD 60Mg capsule?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
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abbott india ltd,3-4 corporarte park,sion-trombay road,mumbai-400071

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