Rancad 1000mg Tablet ER Description:
Rancad 1000mg Tablet ER is an anti-anginal medication. It works by decreasing the oxygen requirement of the heart by relaxing heart muscle.
Rancad 1000mg Tablet ER is used to prevent chest pain (Angina).
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Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Rancad 1000mg Tablet ER may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.Taking it with food may lessen the chance the Rancad 1000mg Tablet ER will upset the stomach.
What is Rancad extended-release(ER) tablet?
Rancad extended release (ER) means the pill is formulated in such a manner that the drug is released slowly over time and blood levels of a drug are more consistent. This has the advantage of taking fewer pills and also with a lesser gastrointestinal side effect.
Do Rancad and trimetazidine act in the same way?
No. Both Rancad and trimetazidine are used for the treatment of angina but they work by a different mechanism. Rancad works by blocking late sodium current channel during ischemia and thereby lessens the intracellular sodium and calcium overload. This relaxes heart muscles and decreases the oxygen requirement. This helps to prevent angina. Trimetazidine works by improves glucose utilisation of heart cells through inhibition of fatty acid metabolism.