Trimetazidine Hydrochloride - Drug Information

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Generic Name : Trimetazidine Hydrochloride

Latest prescription information about Trimetazidine Hydrochloride. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y52.3 | Therapeutic Classification : Antianginals

Trade Names/Brand Names : 

India- 3 Kat, Angividon, Cardimax, Carvidon, Carvidon-M, Curime, Cytogard, Flavedon, Invidon, Invidon-Xr, Isvedon, Isvedon Cr, Kardin, Mayozest, Metagard, Myovedon, Prodium, Taz, Tetaz, Themidon, Triadin, Triden-Mr, Triguard, Trimedor, Trived, Trivedon-2, Trivedon-M, Trizidine.
International- Adexor, Dilatan, Medizidin, Moduxin, Predozone, Preductrim, Trimecor, Trimetazide, Trimetazidin, Trimetazidina Bluepharma, Trimetazidina Cinfa, Trimetazidină LPH, Trimetazidina Sandoz, Trivedon, Vasotrim, Vastarel, Vastazine, Vastor, Adexor, Aiyiling, Angimet, Anginox, Cardimax, Carvidon, Cyto-Protectin MR, Deprenorm, Eftifarene, Feelnor, Idaptan, Imovexil, Intervein, Kyurinett, Liomagen, Metacard, Metagard, Metagem, Metazydyna, Novazidine, Preductal, Prodium, Protevasc SR, Rimecor, Setal MR, Tacirel, Takkmint, Trimductal, Trimed, Trimedin, Trimeductan MR, Trimetaratio, Trimetazidin HG. Pharm, Trimetazidin Ratiopharm, Trimetazidina Baldacci, Trimetazidina Cinfa, Trimetazidina Cinfamed, Trimetazidina Davur, Trimetazidina Generis, Trimetazidina Jaba, Trimetazidina Labesfal, Trimetazidina Mepha, Trimetazidina Merck, Trimetazidina Ratiopharm, Trimetazidina Rimafar, Trimetazidina Winthrop, Trimétazidine Almus, Trimétazidine Arrow, Trimétazidine Biogaran, Trimetazidine Dihydrochloride Novexal, Trimétazidine EG, Trimétazidine G Gam, Trimétazidine Merck, Trimétazidine Qualimed, Trimétazidine Ratiopharm, Trimétazidine RPG, Trimétazidine Sandoz, Trimetazidine Servier, Trimétazidine Teva, Trimétazidine Torlan, Trimétazidine Winthrop, Trimétazidine Zydus, Trimevert, Trizedon, Vartel, Vasdilat, Vasorel, Vasranta, Vastarel MR, Vastarel, Vastarel F, Vetazidine, Vosfarel, Youmetazine, Zidin.

Why it is prescribed : 

Trimetazidine is an anti-ischemic (anti-anginal) drug, prescribed for angina pectoris.  

When it is not to be taken (Contraindications): 

Trimetazidine should not be used in patients with history of kidney disease, patients allergic to the drug, and patients with Parkinson disease, restless leg syndrome or other movement disorders.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications): 

Trimetazidine may be used in patients with angina as add-on therapy.
The recommended dose is 20 mg to be taken three times a day or 35 mg MR (modified release) twice a day.

How it should be taken : 

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with food.

Warnings and Precautions : 

•Caution needed for pregnant and breastfeeding women, Patients with history of kidney disease, Parkinson disease or any other serious medical condition.

Side Effects : 

  Gastrointestinal disturbances: nausea and vomiting
  Allergy: Skin rash and hives
  Cardiovascular: Palpitations, fall in blood pressure
  Nervous system: Headache, movement disorders like drug-induced Parkinsonism with symptoms like tremors and increased muscle tone, restless leg syndrome and gait problems
  Blood: Decreased white blood cells and platelets
  Liver: Liver dysfunction

Other Precautions : 

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Interactions : 

Trimetazidine should be avoided with a class of drugs referred to as MAO inhibitors.

Storage Conditions : 

Store the tablet at room temperature.

Schedule : H

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Trimetazidine is a drug indicated for the treatment of ischemic heart disease [angina pectoris]. It is an anti-ischemic medication that improves left ventricular function in diabetic patients with coronary artery disease. Trimetazidine is also used in the treatment of dizziness and tinnitus. Read more here


I was recently prescribed Flavedon MR by a doctor in India to replace isosorbide, these tablets have also vastly improved my Diabetes control, I have been to see my doctor here in the uk today and the Flavedon are not available here. could you please tell me where I could buy some online


My dosage of this drug suppost OD after dinner only. But I was forgot that I drink that drug after my breakfast. So, I taken this drug BID, instead of OD. I take this drug overdose dosage. What will I do?


Is Trimetazidine HCL available in the US? I use it as a continuing medication for my heart condition when I was in the Philippines. If I order it on line, will it go through the US Customs w/o any problem? Thank you.


i was prescribed Cytogard 60mg od after lunch due to feeling breathless in night and disruption in sleep.At night I was prescribed Unicontine.One night wrongly I took Cytogard instead of Unicontine. To my misery I felt acute breathless suddenly at 2pm and had a very bad sleep in est of it due to overdose of Cytogard? NK MOhapatra.

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