This programme has received an educational grant from A. Menarini Farmaceutica Internazionale Srl [AMFI]. Any comments or opinions expressed by the authors are independent of any editorial input from AMFI and do not necessarily reflect the views of AMFI.
Managing chronic stable angina pectoris continues to represent a challenge to the practicing physician. Novel anti-angina agents have been incorporated to our therapeutic arsenal in recent years. Ranolazine is one of such agents with novel mechanisms of actions. This programme focuses on the indications, contraindications and practical use of this agent in clinical practice. General practitioners, hospital consultants and clinical-academics contribute their expert views and practical suggestions in this online educational programme.
- Guidelines (ESC & NICE) for the pharmacological management of angina pectoris - What's new?
- Pharmacological treatment of stable angina - Conventional and novel anti-anginal agents
- Ranexa - Mode of action, dosing and side effects
- Ranolazine: indications, adverse reactions and contraindications
- Use of ranolazine in chronic stable angina patients and patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus - Summary of CARISA, MARISA & TERISA trials
- Concomitant use of ranolazine and conventional anti-anginal agents