FAQs ABOUT NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET
Q: Why is NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET prescribed?
A: NEW GTN 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 NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET be used in elderly patients?
A: NEW GTN 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 NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET is not working as well at relieving pain as they have done, contact your doctor.
Q: How to use NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET?
A: Always use NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET exactly as prescribed by your doctor.
For Tablet, Capsule: Swallow NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET with a glass of water. Do not crush or chew the medicine.
For Sublingual Tablet: Place NEW GTN 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 NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor to achieve better results.
Q: Can NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET cause headache?
A: Yes. NEW GTN 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 NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET?
A: You are advised not to drink alcohol with NEW GTN 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 NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET.
Q: Can NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET affect my ability to drive?
A: As NEW GTN 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 NEW GTN 2.6MG TABLET. You can resume doing your activities after you feel normal again.