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It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Ivaten-5. Please consult your doctor.
Ivaten-5 is unsafe to use during pregnancy as there is definite evidence of risk to the developing baby. However, the doctor may rarely prescribe it in ... View More
Information regarding the use of Ivaten-5 during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.
Ivaten-5 may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive. Ivaten-5 may cause transient luminous phenomena consisting mainly of phosphene... View More
Ivaten-5 should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Ivaten-5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Limi... View More
Ivaten-5 should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Ivaten-5 may be needed. Please consult your doctor. Use of Ivate... View More
Ivaten-5 is a medicine used for treatment of angina (heart-related chest pain) and chronic (long-term) heart failure. It makes the heart work more effic... View More
Uses of Ivaten-5
- Angina (heart-related chest pain)
- Heart failure
Side effects of Ivaten-5
- Slow heart rate
- Luminous phenomena (Enhanced brightness)
- High blood pressure
How to use Ivaten-5
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. Ivaten-5 is to be taken wi... View More
How Ivaten-5 works
Ivaten-5 is a heart rate lowering medication. It works by reducing the heart rate which lowers the oxygen requirement of the heart. As a result, the hea... View More
What if you forget to take Ivaten-5?
If you miss a dose of Ivaten-5, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.
- Ivaten-5 may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
- You may experience temporary changes in your vision such as enhanced visual brightness. These changes may occur within the initial 2 months of treatment... View More
- Monitor your blood pressure when taking Ivaten-5 as it can increase your blood pressure.
- Monitor your heart rate when taking this medicine, as low heart rate is a common side effect. Inform your doctor if you experience symptoms of low heart... View More
Chronic stable angina, Heart Failure
Should be taken with food. Avoid excessive consumption of grapefruit juice.
Oral Heart Failure Initial: 5 mg PO BID with meals (all see Dosage Modifications) After 2 weeks, assess patient and adjust dose to achieve a restin... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Renal impairment: CrCl (ml/min) Dosage Recommendation <15 Use w/ caution.
Pregnancy, lactation, resting heart rate <60 beats/min prior to treatment, cardiogenic shock, acute myocardial infarction, severe hypotension (<90/50 mm... View More
Mode of Action
Ivabradine is a heart rate lowering agent that works through selective and specific inhibition of the cardiac pacemaker If current. If current controls ... View More
Reduce dose if resting heart rate is persistently <50 beats/min or patient develops bradycardia symptoms during treatment; discontinue if heart rate <50... View More
1-10% Bradycardia (10%) Hypertension or increased blood pressure (8.9%) Atrial fibrillation (8.3%) Luminous phenomena (phosphenes) or visual brightn... View More
Concomitant use with QT-prolonging drugs (e.g. quinidine, disopyramide, bepridil, sotalol, ibutilide, amiodarone, pimozide, ziprasidone, sertinole, mefl... View More
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