Trade Names/Brand Names :
- 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.
- 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
: Skin rash and hives
: 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
: Decreased white blood cells and platelets
: 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
Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.