Isosorbide Mononitrate Tablets is used for what?
Angina (chest pain) induced by coronary artery disease is treated with Isosorbide Mononitrate Tablets (heart disease). It does not reduce the pain of an angina attack that has already begun quickly enough.
What is the role of isosorbide in the heart?
Isosorbide mononitrate belongs to the nitrates family of drugs. It works by relaxing blood vessels and improving blood and oxygen supply to the heart while minimizing the burden on the heart. When used on a regular basis over a lengthy period of time, it can help prevent angina episodes.
What are the isosorbide side effects?
- Ismo can cause headaches
- skin warmth or redness
- tingling under the skin
- hot flashes
- and other side effects.
Is it possible that Isosorbide Mononitrate Tablets causes shortness of breath?
Nausea, vomiting, restlessness, warm flushed skin, blurred vision, headache, fainting, tachycardia (fast heartbeat), low blood pressure, strong or irregular heartbeat, bluish skin discoloration, shortness of breath, rapid shallow breathing, and increased pressure within the skull are all signs of an overdose.
Is there a specific time when you should take isosorbide?
Isosorbide Mononitrate Tablets prescription should be taken first thing in the morning and on the same schedule every day. When you don’t take this treatment, it works best if you have a daily “drug-free” period. To allow for drug-free time, your doctor will arrange your doses during the day.
What happens if you don’t take isosorbide anymore?
This would cause collapse, unconsciousness, and possibly death. If you stop taking Isosorbide Mononitrate Tablets and start taking sildenafil, tadalafil, or vardenafil, you risk suffering an angina attack. To treat a sudden and significant decline in blood pressure, noradrenalin (norepinephrine) is used.
What medications should be avoided when using isosorbide?
While taking isosorbide mononitrate, you should not take any erectile dysfunction medications (Viagra, Cialis, Levitra, Stendra, Staxyn, sildenafil, avanafil, tadalafil, vardenafil)When these drugs are taken together, blood pressure can drop dangerously low.