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Isosorbide mononitrate
Angina
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Drug Name:

Isosorbide mononitrate Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Isosorbide mononitrate 20mg; scored tabs.

Company:
Various generic manufacturers

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for Isosorbide mononitrate:

Prophylaxis of angina. Not for acute attacks.

Adult:

20mg upon awakening then 20mg 7 hrs later.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Concomitant sildenafil.

Warnings/Precautions:

Acute MI. CHF. Hypotension. Volume depletion. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Monitor for tolerance. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Severe hypotension with sildenafil. Orthostatic hypotension with alcohol, calcium channel blockers.

Pharmacological Class:

Nitrate.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, dizziness, orthostatic hypotension, bradycardia, GI upset, syncope.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Ismo.

How Supplied:

Contact supplier.

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