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Ranexa (ranolazine) Disease Interactions

There are 3 disease interactions with Ranexa (ranolazine):


Ranolazine (Includes Ranexa) ↔ Severe Hepatic Impairment

Severe Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Liver Disease

Plasma concentrations of ranolazine increased by 30% in patients with mild (Child-Pugh Class A), and by 60% in patients with moderate (Child-Pugh B) hepatic impairment. The use of ranolazine is contraindicated in patients with clinically significant hepatic impairment.


Ranolazine (Includes Ranexa) ↔ Qt Prolongation

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Long QT Syndrome

Ranolazine prolongs the QT interval in a dose-related manner. Caution should be exercised if used in patients with long QT interval, or using other QT- prolonging drugs.


Ranolazine (Includes Ranexa) ↔ Renal Disease

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

Applies to: Renal Dysfunction

In patients with varying degrees of renal impairment, ranolazine plasma levels increased up to 50%, Caution is advised when used in patients with renal impairment. The pharmacokinetics of ranolazine has not been assessed in patients on dialysis.

Ranexa (ranolazine) drug Interactions

There are 768 drug interactions with Ranexa (ranolazine)

Ranexa (ranolazine) alcohol/food Interactions

There is 1 alcohol/food interaction with Ranexa (ranolazine)

Drug Interaction Classification

The classifications below are a general guideline only. It is difficult to determine the relevance of a particular drug interaction to any individual given the large number of variables.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No information available.

Do not stop taking any medications without consulting your healthcare provider.

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