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Consuming alcohol while taking Pactorin Retard may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood press... View More
Pactorin Retard is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; howeve... View More
Pactorin Retard is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the b... View More
Pactorin Retard may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Pactorin Retard is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pactorin Retard may not... View More
There is limited information available on the use of Pactorin Retard in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
Pactorin Retard is used to treat and prevent heart-related chest pain (angina). Angina occurs when the heart muscle is not getting enough blood. This me... View More
Uses of Pactorin Retard
- Angina (heart-related chest pain)
Side effects of Pactorin Retard
- Blurred vision
- Decreased blood pressure
- Increased heart rate
- Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
How to use Pactorin Retard
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. Pactorin Retard may be tak... View More
How Pactorin Retard works
Pactorin Retard is a nitrate. It works by relaxing the blood vessels which decreases the oxygen demand of the heart and reduces its workload, thereby pr... View More
What if you forget to take Pactorin Retard?
If you miss a dose of Pactorin Retard, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back t... View More
- Pactorin Retard may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything that requires concentration until you know how it affects you.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking Pactorin Retard as it may cause increased dizziness.
- It may cause headaches which usually go away after a few days of continued treatment. Inform your doctor if it persists.
- You may develop tolerance to Pactorin Retard with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedul... View More
- Stop taking medications (prescribed for erectile dysfunction) like sildenafil or tadalafil while on treatment with Pactorin Retard as it may cause low b... View More
Angina pectoris, Acute myocardial infarction, Severe hypertension, Pulmonary edema.
Oral Stable angina Adult: As SR tab/cap: 2.6-6.4 mg 3-4 times daily, adjust according to response. Max: 26 mg 4 times daily. Sublingual Tablet Ang... View More
Renal Failure CrCl: 10-50 mL/min: Administer q24-72hr CrCl: <10 mL/min: Administer q72-96hr
Hypersensitivity. Severe hypotension, heart failure, marked anaemia, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, cerebral haemorrhage or head trauma, low c... View More
Mode of Action
Glyceryl trinitrate acts on the enzyme nitric oxide stimulating guanylate cyclase in the vascular smooth muscle cells resulting in the relaxation of smo... View More
Severe hepatic or renal impairment, hypothyroidism, malnutrition, hypothermia. Cerebrovascular disease, lung disease or cor pulmonale. Pregnancy, lactat... View More
Common Headache,Hypotension,Tachycardia,Dizziness,Lightheadedness,Blurred vision,Flushing,N/V,Nervousness,Xerostomia Serious Methemoglobinemia (rar... View More
Enhances bioavailability of dihydroergotamine. Glyceryl trinitrate infusion may prolong pancuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade. May reduce the effic... View More
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More