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|Manufacturer||Nicholas Piramal (India)|
Cytogard 20 mg is prescribed for the treatment, prevention, control and improvement of the diseases, symptoms and condition of severe pain in chest pain. It is useful in treating chest tightness, also known as angina pectoris. The active ingredient of the drug is Trimetazidine which prevents a sudden rise in blood pressure and helps in reducing the frequency of angina attacks. It may be used for a purpose not mentioned above. It is mainly used in the treatment of severe chest pain. It works by making oxygen available for the cells of the heart. Trimetazidine prevents news attacks of angina but does not treat an attack that has already started. The medicine is available in the form of a tablet. For best results, take the medication under the supervision of a doctor.
You should talk to your doctor about all the medicines, allergy, and well as medical history. Patients can discontinue treatment under the supervision of their doctor in case there is no response after three months of treatment. Be cautious while using Cytogard 20 mg in patients with moderate renal issues and those who are above the age of 75 years old. There are certain medicines such as Maois which if taken with Cytogard tablet may increase or decrease the working of the medicine. Hence it is best to tell your doctor about all the medications that you are taking currently so that he can check for possible drug interaction.
Some of the common side effects of the drug include abdominal pain, abnormal blood counts, constipation, and allergic skin reactions. This is not the complete list of side effects that may happen. There may be other side effects as well. If the side effects persist for long, then you must get in touch with your doctor.
Cytogard 20 mg is to be taken in the prescribed quantity as mentioned by your doctor. You must not alter any dose without the consultation of your doctor. You must take it exactly as instructed by your doctor. Take the tablet with a glass of water. Avoid chewing or crushing the tablet. The medicine is to be taken for the entire prescribed period and should not be stopped in between as it may lead to adverse effect in the body. Trimetazidine should be used in combination with lifestyle changes like regular exercise, healthy diet, and smoking cessation for best results. Your doctor may add Cytogard tablet as an add on therapy who are not relieved by other medicines.