What is Ranolazine?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Ranexa

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Ranolazine is the generic for Ranexa, which is used to relieve angina (chest pain).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Angina pain 12 1
Coronary Artery Disease 4 1
Microvascular Angina 2 1
Prinzmetal Angina 2 0
Angina pectoris 1 2
Bradycardia 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 2
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Ranolazine

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1
Upset stomach 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Ranolazine

Dosage Patients
500 mg twice daily 3
500 mg daily 2
2,000 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Ranolazine

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Expense 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped taking Ranolazine

Duration

Currently taking Ranolazine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 3
1 - 2 years 1
2 - 5 years 2

Stopped taking Ranolazine

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 1
A little hard to take 2
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 1
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 0
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients started taking Ranolazine after stopping:

Treatment Patients
Amlodipine (Norvasc) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Ranolazine.