Ranexa is prescribed to treat chronic angina which is an ongoing chest pain or pressure which is caused by the heart not receiving enough oxygen. Ranexa contains ranolazine ER and works by improving blood flow which helps your heart to work more efficiently. Ranexa should not be used to treat an acute attack of angina.
Always read the medication information and instructions before using this medication.
Always follow your doctor’s directions.
Make sure to tell your doctor:
Other information you should also know:
Common side effects of Ranexa:
If you have any of the following ranolazine side effects, seek medical help:
What should I do if I miss a dose of Ranexa?
If you miss a dose of Ranexa, you should take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip your missed dose.
What is the generic alternative to Ranexa?
Generic Ranexa is known as ranolazine ER and is available in 500mg and 1000mg strengths. Brand name Ranexa is available in 375mg, 500mg and 750mg.