Coralan 5 mg
- Brand: Servier
- Product Code: SV_CRL5
- Availability: In Stock
Contain the active ingredient : Ivabradine, which is a type of medicine called a selective If current inhibitor. It helps to lower the heart rate, which can be helpful in treating both angina and heart failure.
The pain of angina is caused by too little oxygen reaching the heart when the heart rate increases and its workload increases, such as during exercise. This is usually a result of hardening of the arteries (atherosclerosis) that supply blood to the heart. This is also known as coronary heart disease. Ivabradine reduces the heart rate by a few beats per minute, therefore reducing the heart’s need for oxygen.
Ivabradine works by inhibiting the electrical current produced in the pacemaker of the heart that controls the heart rate. It does this by binding to ‘If-channels’ that are found in the pacemaker. These If-channels are responsible for generating an electrical impulse that spreads through the heart, causing it to contract so that blood can be pumped to the lungs and the rest of the body. By binding to the If-channels, ivabradine slows the rate at which the heart beats.
Slowing the heart rate reduces the heart’s demand for oxygen, especially in situations when the heart rate increases and an angina attack is more likely to happen. Ivabradine therefore helps to control and reduce the number of angina attacks.
In people with heart failure whose heart rate is too fast, slowing the heart down with this medicine improves the efficiency of the heart at pumping blood around the body.
What is it used for?
Treatment of chronic stable angina pectoris in people with a normal heart rhythm.
This medicine can be used when medicines called beta-blockers (for example atenolol, bisoprolol and metoprolol) are unsuitable, or cause unacceptable side effects. Or it can be used in combination with a beta-blocker medicine for people whose symptoms are not adequately controlled with an optimal dose of a beta-blocker. The medicine is only suitable for people whose heart rate is at least 70 beats per minute when treatment is started.
Size : 4 x 14's = 56 tablets / box
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