Ranexa (Ranolazine ER) is a medication used to treat chronic angina which is an ongoing chest pain or pressure caused by the heart not getting enough oxygen. Ranexa works by improving blood flow to help your heart to work more efficiently. Ranexa is for chronic angina and not use during an emergency (acute) attack of the angina.
Always read the patient information and instructions carefully before using this medication.
Make sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist:
Also be aware that:
Common side effects of Ranexa may include but are not limited to:
Contact your doctor if you experience any of the following ranolazine ER side effects:
Q: Can I use Ranexa during an emergency attack?
A: Ranexa is for chronic angina and not use during an emergency (acute) attack of the angina.
Q: Is there a Ranexa generic alternative?
A: 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.