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Trimetazidine

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Vastarel Adult

Trimetazidine - Side Effects, Precautions, and Contraindications

What side effects can Trimetazidine cause?

  • Nausea, vomiting
  • Abdominal pain, indigestion
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dizziness
  • Headache
  • Feeling weak
  • Rashes

Inform your healthcare professional of these side-effects do not go away and interfere with your daily life.

Rare but serious side effects that need to seek medical advice immediately

Very rarely, trimetazidine may cause movement disturbances. These symptoms may include one or more of the following:

  • Trembling
  • Unsteady gait
  • Uncontrolled body movement

The symptoms of a drug allergy include one or more of the following:

  • Swollen face/eyes/lips/tongue
  • Difficulty in breathing
  • Itchy skin rashes over your whole body

If your experience any of these symptoms, you should stop your medication and see your healthcare professional immediately.

Before taking Trimetazidine, what precautions must I follow?

Inform your healthcare processional if:

  • You are allergic to this medication or any of the other ingredients of this medication.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or breastfeeding.
  • You have kidney problems.
  • You have Parkinson's disease, tremors, restless leg syndrome or other related movement disorders.
  • You are taking any other medications, including supplements, traditional medications and herbal remedies

What food or medicine must I avoid when I take Trimetazidine?

Trimetazidine - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, November 4, 2020
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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