APSTAR. 35 mg. 60 tablets
APSTAR. 35 mg. 60 tablets
What Apstar and what it is used?
Apstar 35 mg prolonged release tablets contain the active ingredient trimetazidin. Trimetazidnn optimize energy processes of cardiac cells and protects cells from the effects of reduced oxygen supply.
Apstar tablet used:
- This medicine is intended for use in adults in combination with other medicines to treat angina (chest pain caused by coronary artery disease).
2. What you should know before taking Apstar tablets
Do not take tablets Apstar:
- If you are allergic (hypersensitive) to trimetazidin or any of the other ingredients of Apstar tablets (see section 6 "Further information")
- If you have Parkinson's disease: a disease of the brain affecting movement (tremors, stiff posture, slow movements, stiffness, unstable gait)
- If you have severe kidney problems
Warnings and Precautions
Talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Apstar tablets:
- If you have kidney problems, your doctor may adjust your dose
- This medicine may cause or worsen symptoms like tremors, stiff posture, slow movements or stiffness, unstable gait, especially in elderly patients who should be screened and be reported to your doctor, who may be discontinued.
Children and adolescents
Apstar tablets are not recommended for children under the age of 18 years. Pregnancy, lactation and fertility
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, you may be pregnant or planning to become pregnant, ask your doctor or pharmacist before taking this medicine.
Other medicines and tablets Apstar
Please tell the doctor or pharmacist if you are taking, have recently taken or taking other medicines.
No interactions with other medicines.
Apstar tablets with food, beverages and alcohol
Apstar tablets can be taken without regard to food and beverages.
Driving and using machines
Since this drug may make you feel dizzy or drowsy, which can affect your ability to drive and use machines.
3. Apstar How to take tablets?
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor tells you. If you are not sure, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
The recommended dose of 35 mg Apstar is one tablet twice daily with meals morning and evening.
Tablet for oral administration.
Swallow the tablet whole with sufficient liquid, such as a glass of water.
If you have kidney problems or you are aged over 75, your doctor may adjust the recommended dose.
If you take more tablets dose Apstar
No cases of poisoning Apstar tablets due to overdose.
If you forget to take tablets Apstar
If you forget to take a dose, take your next dose at the regular time. Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten tablet.
If you stop taking the tablets Apstar
Do not stop taking medication without first consulting your doctor or pharmacist.
If you have any further questions on the use of this product, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
4. Possible side effects
Like all medicines, Apstar tablets can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them.
Apstar tablets are generally well tolerated.
Common (may affect up to 1 in 10 people)
Dizziness, headache, abdominal pain, diarrhea, indigestion, nausea, vomiting, rash, pruritus, urticaria and feeling weak.
Rare (may affect up to 1 in 1000 people)
Fast or irregular heartbeat (also called palpitations), palpitations, increased heart rate, drop in blood pressure when standing, causing dizziness, light-headedness or fainting, malaise (feeling unwell), dizziness, falls, flushing.
Not known (frequency can not be estimated from available data) Extrapyramidal symptoms (abnormal movements, including tremor and shaking of hands and fingers, twisting body movements, shuffling gait and numbness of the hands and feet), usually reversible upon discontinuation of treatment .
Sleep disturbance (difficulty falling asleep, sleepiness), constipation, severe generalized red skin rash with blisters, swelling of the face, lips, mouth, tongue or throat which may cause difficulty in swallowing and breathing.
Strong reduction of the number of white blood cells, which makes infections more likely to reduce the number of red blood cells, increasing the risk of bleeding or bruising.
Liver disease (nausea, vomiting, loss of appetite, general feeling of malaise, fever, itching, yellowing of skin and eyes, light colored stools, dark urine)
If you get any side effects, tell your doctor or pharmacist. This includes all listed in this leaflet.
5. How to store Apstar tablets?
Keep out of reach of children.
Apstar not use tablets after the expiry date stated on the carton and blister. The expiry date refers to the last day of that month.
Do not store above 25 ° C.
Medicines should not be disposed of via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose of medicines no longer required. These measures will help to protect the environment.
6. Contents of the pack and other information
What does Apstar tablets?
The active substance is trimetazidinov dihydrochloride. Each tablet contains 35 mg of the dihydrochloride trimetazidinov equivalent to 27,5 mg trimetazidin.
Other ingredients are:
Tablet core: calcium hydrogen phosphate dihydrate, microcrystalline cellulose, povidone, iso, xanthan gum, colloidal anhydrous silica and magnesium stearate.
Coating: hypromellose, titanium dioxide (E 171), macrogol 400 and red iron oxide (E 172).
Apstar tablets looks like and contents of the pack?
Apstar tablets are pink biconvex prolonged-release tablets, engraved with "35" on one side and plain on the other.
Apstar tablets are available in blister packs of 10, 20, 30, 40, 60, 90, 120 and 180 tablets * in cardboard packaging.
* Not all pack sizes may be marketed