|Generic For||Isosorb Mono|
|Generic Name||Isosorbide Mononitrate|
|Manufacturer||Astra Zeneca, India|
|Pack Size||Qty||Price Per Pill or Unit||Price||Cart|
|30 Tablet/s||US$ 0.68||US$ 20.50|
|60 Tablet/s||US$ 0.60||US$ 36.0012%US$ 41.00|
|90 Tablet/s||US$ 0.56||US$ 50.0019%US$ 61.50|
Imdur 60 mg contains the active ingredient Isosorbide mononitrate, which belongs to a family of drugs called nitrates. It is a vasodilator medicine that affects both arteries and veins. Isosorbide mononitrate dilates (widens) blood vessels, paving a clear passage for the blood flow and helping the heart pump blood easier. It is prescribed mainly to prevent angina attacks (chest pain). However, it will not treat an angina attack that has already begun.
— Imdur is contraindicated in patients who are allergic to it or any of its ingredients. Do not use it in patients taking certain medications for erectile dysfunction, such as sildenafil, tadalafil, and vardenafil. Concomitant use can cause a severe drop in blood pressure, syncope, or myocardial infarction. Do not use Isosorbide mononitrate in patients taking the soluble guanylate cyclase stimulator riociguat. Concomitant use can cause severe drops in blood pressure.
— The benefits of Imdur 60 mg in patients with acute myocardial infarction or congestive heart failure have not been established.
— Imdur 60 mg can impact your thinking and reflexes. Be extra careful if you drive or do other activities that require a high degree of mental awareness. This medicine can make you dizzy. Avoid getting up suddenly from a sitting or lying position. Also, avoid alcohol.
— The safety and effectiveness of Isosorbide mononitrate in pediatric patients have not been established.
— It is not known whether isosorbide mononitrate is excreted in human milk. Because many drugs are excreted in breast milk, caution should be exercised when Imdur is administered to a nursing woman. In general. Be cautious while ding dose selection for an elderly patient, usually starting at the low dose, reflecting the greater frequency of decreased renal, hepatic, or cardiac function and concomitant disease or other drug therapy.
— Concomitant use of Imdur with phosphodiesterase inhibitors in any form is contraindicated.
— Concomitant use of Isosorbide mononitrate with riociguate is contraindicated.
— The vasodilating effects of Imdur may be additive with those of other vasodilators. In addition, alcohol has been found to exhibit additive effects.
Headache is the most frequent side effect; however, the side effects may decrease in incidence after the first few days of therapy. Some side effects of Isosorbide Mononitrate are headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, nausea, and flushing. If any of these conditions persist or deteriorate, or you experience serious side effects, stop using this medicine and contact your doctor immediately.
The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones you may experience or witness due to Isosorbide Mononitrate. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact your doctor right away.
Take Imdur 60 mg strictly according to your doctor’s direction or the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless your doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer to the instructions in them for detailed information on that medication. Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place.
Drink plenty of fluids while taking Isosorbide Mononitrate to avoid dehydration. Watch out for causes of low blood pressure such as diarrhoea, vomiting, heavy sweating, dialysis, a low salt diet, or taking diuretics. Dose adjustment is unnecessary for elderly patients or patients with altered renal functions.