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Monicor 20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Monicor 20mg Tablet

MRP
19.4
₹1.94/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Monicor Tablet

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Uses of Monicor Tablet

Monicor 20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Monicor Tablet side effects

Common

Headache, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Flushing of face, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Monicor Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Monicor 20mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Monicor Tablet works

Monicor 20mg Tablet is a nitrate.It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.

In Depth Information on Monicor Tablet

Expert advice for Monicor Tablet

  • Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
  • You may develop tolerance to Monicor with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Notify your doctor about other medicines (eg. sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil) that you are taking as Monicor may interact with them and cause a serious fall in blood pressure. This may lead to collapse, unconsciousness and could be fatal.
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Monicor Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Monicor Tablet
Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Monicor 20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Monicor 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Monicor 20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Monicor 20mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Monicor 20mg Tablet is recommended.
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Monicor 20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Monicor 20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Monicor Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Monicor 20mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Monicor Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Isosorbide Mononitrate

Monicor does not cause erectile dysfunction but should not be used with the drugs such as Viagra used to treat ED. Low blood pressure is a common side effect of Monicor. Hair loss is not common, but may occur in some especially in older (60+) females
Q. Is isosorbide mononitrate the same as isosorbide dinitrate?
Isosorbide mononitrate is the active metabolite of isosorbide dinitrate and is primarily used in the management of chronic stable angina. It has high bioavailability and a longer half-life (4-6 hours) than isosorbide dinitrate
No, Monicor does not get you high
Q. Is isosorbide mononitrate a beta blocker/ a blood thinner/ a calcium channel blocker/a statin /ace inhibitor/ a diuretic/ a narcotic?
No, isosorbide mononitrate is vasodilator. It is not a beta blocker, a blood thinner, a calcium channel blocker, ace inhibitor/ a diuretic or a statin. It is not a narcotic but narcotic symptoms may develop in some people
Do not crush, split, cut half or chew the Monicor tablets. Its efficacy may get reduce. Always follow your doctor’s advice regarding its use
Q. Can i take paracetamol with isosorbide mononitrate?
No interactions are found for paracetamol with isosorbide mononitrate, but it does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult with your doctor or pharmacist
It is better to take Monicor in the morning during the time patients are active and leave them drug free during sleep.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Monicor with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Monicor with Vardenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tadalafil other strength: Modula, Tafil, Mildfil, Tadaflo, Ttab, Tadnor
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sildenafil low strength: Vasosure, Pulmosil, Sildaflow, PAH, Pulmoday, Target Plus
Monicor with Udenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Monicor with Isopropamide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Isopropamide: Gastabid
Monicor with Camylofin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Monicor with Cyclandelate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclasyn, Vasodal
Monicor with Trimebutine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Monicor with Cimetropium Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cimetropium Bromide: Ibscim
Monicor with Oxyphenonium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Monicor with Fenoverine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv, Syncrospas
MODERATE
Monicor with Atropine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Atropine: Atronir, Atropin, Atropa, Atrowok, Tropensa, Troyatro, Tropine
Monicor with Xantinol Nicotinate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Complamina, Nicovas
Monicor with Buphenine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Monicor with Otilonium Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Otilonium Bromide: Menoctyl, Colirid
Monicor with Valethamate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Epidosin, Valosin, Valeth, Osdil, Valamate
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