G3N 2.6mg Tablet 25'S

Angina Rx required
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INTRODUCTION

G3N 2.6MG TABLET contains Nitroglycerine that belongs to the group of medicines called Vasodilators. It is used for prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease.

Angina is a type of chest pain which is caused by reduced blood flow to the heart as a result of coronary artery disease. Symptoms are feeling pressure, squeezing, heaviness, tightness or pain in the chest or a heavy weight is lying on the chest.

Along with G3N 2.6MG TABLET your doctor may advise you to make certain lifestyle changes such as quitting alcohol and smoking, eating a healthy diet, manage weight and to improve your sleep pattern.

G3N 2.6MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients having heart diseases (hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy), anaemia, raised pressure in head, raised pressure in the eye (glaucoma), or are taking medicines to treat erectile dysfunction (sildenafil, vardenafil, tadalafil.

G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having liver or kidney diseases, underactive thyroid gland, low body temperature, malnourishment, abnormally low levels of oxygen in blood, very low blood pressure, low blood volume, disease of the blood vessels supplying the brain, or conditions that lower blood volume in the heart.

G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant and breast-feeding women. Take your doctor’s advice before taking the medicine. G3N 2.6MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children. G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients.

The most common side effects of taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET are throbbing headache, spinning sensation, dizziness, drowsiness, lack of energy. Consult your doctor if the symptoms worsen or doesn’t improve.

USES OF G3N 2.6MG TABLET

  • It is used for prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease

HOW G3N 2.6MG TABLET WORKS

G3N 2.6MG TABLET causes relaxation of smooth muscles within blood vessels which leads to relaxation and widening of blood vessels. This improves blood supply to the heart muscles. As a result, it helps to relieve chest pain and blood pressure.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always use G3N 2.6MG TABLET exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

For Tablet, Capsule: Swallow G3N 2.6MG TABLET with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

For Sublingual Tablet: Place G3N 2.6MG TABLET inside your mouth, below the tongue and allow it to dissolve completely. Do not swallow or chew the medicine.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and severity of disease condition. Continue to take G3N 2.6MG TABLET for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

SIDE EFFECTS OF G3N 2.6MG TABLET

COMMON

  • throbbing headache
  • spinning sensation
  • fall in blood pressure when seated or standing up
  • dizziness, drowsiness
  • lack of energy

UNCOMMON

  • fainting
  • facial flushing
  • nausea, vomiting
  • localised burning sensation
  • tongue blistering
  • circulatory collapse

RARE

  • restlessness
  • heartburn
  • bad breath, red, itchy, or flaky skin, skin rash

Stop taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following side effects:

  • worsening of angina symptoms, chest pain
  • signs of hypoxaemia (low levels of oxygen in blood) (difficulty breathing, increased rate of breathing)
  • signs of methemoglobinemia (breathing problems, tiredness, headache)
  • difficulty breathing, bluish discolouration of the lips, fingers or toes (cyanosis)
  • rapid or slowed heartbeat
  • blindness in one eye
  • cerebral ischaemia (impaired blood flow to brain) which may cause weakness in one leg or arm, or weakness in one entire side of the body
  • difficulty speaking, slurred speech
  • loss of coordination, loss of consciousness
  • allergic skin reactions

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Nausea:

Take this medicine with or after meals. Stick to simple meals while taking this medicine. Avoid eating rich or spicy food. Do not consume any medication by yourself. Take your doctor’s advice if nausea doesn’t improve or worsen.

Headache:

Try to take rest and do not involve yourself in exertive activities. Rest in a quiet and dark room. Apply a pain-relieving balm on your forehead. Take your doctor’s advice if headache doesn’t improve.

Vomiting:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks. Eat bland, light foods and avoid fried, oily, or sweet foods. Avoid carbonated drinks. Take your doctor’s advice if vomiting doesn’t improve.

Dizziness:

Lie, or sit down immediately when you feel dizzy. If you're feeling severe episode of spinning(vertigo), lie in a dark and quite place with eyes closed. Try to avoid vehicle driving. Take your doctor’s advice if dizziness doesn’t improve.

Drowsiness:

Take adequate sleep. Do not involve in rigorous activities. Do not interfere with your sleep cycle. Talk to your doctor if the drowsiness doesn’t improve.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET.

BREASTFEEDING

G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in breastfeeding women.  Consult your doctor before taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel dizzy after taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET.

ALCOHOL

Avoid consumption of alcohol during the treatment with G3N 2.6MG TABLET as it may increase some effects of the medicine.

KIDNEY

G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be taken with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.

LIVER

G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking it.

ALLERGY

Do not take G3N 2.6MG TABLET if you are allergic to Nitroglycerine or any other components of this medicine.

HEART DISEASE

G3N 2.6MG TABLET is not recommended for use in patients having heart diseases such as hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (thickening of heart muscles). G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in patients having other heart diseases such as have had a recent heart attack, narrowing of heart valves, inflammation of heart, heart failure or fluid build-up around the heart. Consult your doctor before taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET.

OTHERS

G3N 2.6MG TABLET is not recommended for use if you:

  • have anaemia
  • have raised pressure in head (including that caused by an accident)
  • bleeding on brain (pain in eyes, changes in vision, bad headache behind the eyes)
  • raised pressure in the eye

Before taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET inform your doctor if you have:

  • underactive thyroid gland
  • low body temperature
  • malnutrition (poor nutrition due to digestion problem or imbalanced diet)
  • abnormally decreased levels of oxygen in the blood
  • severely low blood pressure
  • low blood volume
  • conditions that lower the blood volume in the heart
  • cerebrovascular diseases (diseases affecting the blood vessels supplying the brain)

Use in paediatrics:

G3N 2.6MG TABLET is not recommended for use in children. Ask for the advice of your child’s doctor before giving it to your child.

Use in geriatrics:

G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Ask for your doctor’s advice before taking the medicine.

INTERACTIONS

A. Drug-Drug interactions:

Before taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET, inform your doctor if you are taking any of the following medicine:

  • medicines for erectile dysfunction (male impotence) (Ex. sildenafil, vardenafil, tadalafil)
  • medicines used to treat paracetamol overdose (Ex. n-acetylcysteine)
  • medicines for migraine (Ex. ergotamine)
  • other nitrates used to treat heart diseases (Ex. isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, disopyramide), high blood pressure (Ex. ramipril, atorvastatin)
  • medicines used for thinning your blood and prevent blood clots (Ex. warfarin)
  • medicines used to treat Parkinson’s disease (Ex. apomorphine)
  • medicines used to treat stomach ulcers (Ex. propantheline)
  • medicines used to treat anxiety and depression (Ex. amitriptyline, isocarboxazid)

Overdosage:

If you or anyone else uses too much of G3N 2.6MG TABLET, consult your doctor immediately or visit the nearby hospital. Symptoms of overdosage of G3N 2.6MG TABLET may include nausea, low blood pressure, restlessness, fainting, blue coloration of the skin, methaemoglobin in the blood, breathing difficulties, lack of oxygen in tissues, slow heartbeat or mental illness.

 

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Nitroglycerin (Glyceryl trinitrate)
Pharmacological Category :   Vasodilators
Therapeutic Indication :   Angina pectoris         
Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule, Sublingual Tablet, Injection, Patch, Spray

MORE INFORMATION

  • Keep G3N 2.6MG TABLET out of reach in children
  • Store G3N 2.6MG TABLET at room temperature below 25°C

FAQs ABOUT G3N 2.6MG TABLET

Q: Why is G3N 2.6MG TABLET prescribed?

A: G3N 2.6MG TABLET is used for prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease. Angina is a type of chest pain which is caused by reduced blood flow to the heart as a result of coronary artery disease. Symptoms are feeling pressure, squeezing, heaviness, tightness or pain in the chest or a heavy weight is lying on the chest. 

Q: Can G3N 2.6MG TABLET be used in elderly patients?

A: G3N 2.6MG TABLET should be used with caution in elderly patients. Take the medicines sat down to reduce possible low blood pressure or fainting. Your doctor may change the dose to suit your condition. If you notice that G3N 2.6MG TABLET is not working as well at relieving pain as they have done, contact your doctor.

Q: How to use G3N 2.6MG TABLET?

A: Always use G3N 2.6MG TABLET exactly as prescribed by your doctor.

For Tablet, Capsule: Swallow G3N 2.6MG TABLET with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.

For Sublingual Tablet: Place G3N 2.6MG TABLET inside your mouth, below the tongue and allow it to dissolve completely. Do not swallow or chew the medicine.

Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and severity of disease condition. Continue to take G3N 2.6MG TABLET for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.

Q: Can G3N 2.6MG TABLET cause headache?

A: Yes. G3N 2.6MG TABLET can cause throbbing headache. If it happens, try to take rest and do not involve yourself in exertive activities. Rest in a quiet and dark room. Apply a pain-relieving balm on your forehead. Do not consume any medication without consulting a doctor. Take your doctor’s advice if headache doesn’t improve.

Q: Is it safe to consume alcohol while being treated with G3N 2.6MG TABLET?

A: You are advised not to drink alcohol with G3N 2.6MG TABLET, as some of the effects of this medicine are increased such as dizziness. If you have a habit of drinking alcohol, take your doctor’s advice before taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET.

Q: Can G3N 2.6MG TABLET affect my ability to drive?

A: As G3N 2.6MG TABLET can cause dizziness, you should make sure you are not affected before driving or operating machinery, especially if taken with alcohol. Do not drive or operate any machines if you feel dizzy after taking G3N 2.6MG TABLET. You can resume doing your activities after you feel normal again.

REFERENCES

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3. T Winsor, H J Berger. Oral nitroglycerin as a prophylactic antianginal drug: clinical, physiologic, and statistical evidence of efficacy based on a three-phase experimental design. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. November 1975. [Accessed 10th October 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/811102/

4. W Schneider, M Kaltenbach, B Stahl, W D Bussmann. Anti-anginal efficacy of oral nitroglycerin. A clinical double-blind study with dose-effect relationships. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. Pubmed.gov. August 1984. [Accessed 10th October 2022] https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/6430666/

5. Kyle H. Kim, Connor C. Kerndt, Ghufran Adnan, Derek J. Schaller. Statpearls. Nitroglycerin. NIH National Library of Medicine, National center for biotechnology information. November 202. [Accessed on 8th October 2022] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/books/NBK482382/

6. Accord. Electronic Medicines Compendium (EMC); [Revised on October 2019] [Accessed 10th October 2022] https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/files/pil.5827.pdf

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USEFUL DIAGNOSTIC TESTS

  • ECG (electrocardiogram)
  • Kidney Function Tests
  • Liver Function Tests
  • Chest Xray

PRODUCT DETAILS

    Net Qty
    1 N
    Ingredient
    GLYCERYL TRINITRATE 2.6MG
    Hsn Code
    30049099
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