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Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide Mononitrate Information

Isosorbide Mononitrate Benefits & Uses

Isosorbide Mononitrate is used to treat the following -

  1. Angina Primary

Isosorbide Mononitrate Dosage & How to Take

This is the usual dosage recommended in most common treatment cases. Please remember that every patient and their case is different, so the dosage can be different based on the disease, route of administration, patient's age and medical history.

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Ingredients of Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide Mononitrate Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Isosorbide Mononitrate is used -

  1. Headache सामान्य
  2. Dizziness सामान्य
  3. Flushing
  4. Tachycardia
  5. Bradycardia
  6. Nausea or vomiting
  7. Decreased blood pressure
  8. Abdominal Pain सामान्य
  9. Fatigue सामान्य
  10. Pain or discomfort
  11. Chest Pain सामान्य
  12. Upper respiratory tract infection
  13. Rash

Isosorbide Mononitrate Related Warnings

Is the use of Isosorbide Mononitrate safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can consume [medicine]. Though Isosorbide Mononitrate has mild side effects when taken during pregnany

Mild

Is the use of Isosorbide Mononitrate safe during breastfeeding?

Side effects of Isosorbide Mononitrate on breastfeeding women are very mild.

Mild

What is the effect of Isosorbide Mononitrate on the Kidneys?

Isosorbide Mononitrate is completely safe for kidneys.

Safe

What is the effect of Isosorbide Mononitrate on the Liver?

Isosorbide Mononitrate is completely safe for the liver.

Safe

What is the effect of Isosorbide Mononitrate on the Heart?

Isosorbide Mononitrate may have mild side effects on the heart. Most people will never see any effect on the heart.

Mild

Severe Interaction of Isosorbide Mononitrate with Other Drugs

Isosorbide Mononitrate should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Amitriptyline

Codeine

Chlorpheniramine,Codeine

    Paracetamol,Codeine

      Captopril

      Isosorbide Mononitrate Contraindications

      If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Isosorbide Mononitrate unless your doctor advises you to do so -

      1. Low Blood Pressure (Hypotension)
      2. Anemia
      3. Glaucoma

      Frequently asked Questions about Isosorbide Mononitrate

      Is this Isosorbide Mononitrate habit forming or addictive?

      Forming a habit of Isosorbide Mononitrate has not been reported.

      No

      Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

      After taking Isosorbide Mononitrate you may feel sleepy. So it is not advised to perform these activities.

      Dangerous

      Is it safe?

      Isosorbide Mononitrate should be used only after doctor's advice.

      Safe, but take only on Doctor's advise

      Is it able to treat mental disorders?

      No, Isosorbide Mononitrate cannot treat any kind of mental disorder.

      No

      Isosorbide Mononitrate Interactions with Food and Alcohol

      Interaction between Food and Isosorbide Mononitrate

      There is no information on the effects of taking Isosorbide Mononitrate with food, because this topic has not been scientifically researched yet.

      Unknown

      Interaction between Alcohol and Isosorbide Mononitrate

      Due to lack of research, nothing can be said about side effects of consuming alcohol while taking Isosorbide Mononitrate.

      Unknown
      This medicine data has been created by -
      Dr. Md Saadullah
      M.Pharma, Pharmacy
      3 Years of Experience
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      Dr. Vikas Chauhan
      B.Pharma, Pharmacy
      2 Years of Experience
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      References

      1. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) [Internet]. Maryland. USA; Package leaflet information for the user; monoket® (isosorbide mononitrate)
      2. KD Tripathi. [link]. Seventh Edition. New Delhi, India: Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers; 2013: Page No 544
      3. April Hazard Vallerand, Cynthia A. Sanoski. [link]. Sixteenth Edition. Philadelphia, China: F. A. Davis Company; 2019: Page No 716-718