Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release Rx
Generic Name and Formulations:
Isosorbide mononitrate 30mg+, 60mg+, 120mg; ext-rel tabs; +scored.
Various generic manufacturers
Indications for Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release :
Prevention of angina. Not for acute attacks.
Do not crush or chew. Take with fluid. Initially 30–60mg once daily in the AM. May increase to 120mg once daily; usual max 240mg once daily.
Acute MI. CHF. Hypotension. Volume depletion. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Monitor for tolerance. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
See Contraindications. Severe hypotension with sildenafil. Orthostatic hypotension with alcohol, calcium channel blockers.
Headache, dizziness, hypotension.
Formerly known under the brand name Imdur.
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