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Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR

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Primary uses of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR

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₹5.3/Tablet CR
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Medicine Overview of Monit GTN Tablet CR

Uses of Monit GTN Tablet CR

Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).

Monit GTN Tablet CR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Monit GTN are Headache, Lightheadedness.

How to use Monit GTN Tablet CR

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. Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Monit GTN Tablet CR works

Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR is a nitrate. It works by relaxing the blood vessels which decreases the oxygen demand of the heart and reduces its workload. It thus prevents/treats attacks of angina (chest pain).

In Depth Information on Monit GTN Tablet CR

Expert advice for Monit GTN Tablet CR

  • Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
  • You may develop tolerance to Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR 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 Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR 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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Monit GTN Tablet CR related warnings
Special precautions for Monit GTN Tablet CR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Monit GTN Tablet CR?uses

If you miss a dose of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet CR, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Monit GTN Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions about Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate

Q. What is Monit gtn?
Monit gtn belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What does Monit gtn treat?
Monit gtn is used to prevent or stop angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart) and stop spasms in the blood vessels of the heart.
Q. Is Monit gtn a vasodilator?
Monit gtn belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It works by relaxing the blood vessels of the heart, reducing the strain on the heart and making it easier to pump blood.
Q. How does Monit gtn cause vasodilation?
Vasodilation with Monit gtn is achieved by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels by relaxing the smooth muscles of the blood vessels.
Q. How is Monit gtn is taken?
Monit gtn is taken in the form of sublingual tablets, sprays, and transdermal patches for the treatment of angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart).
Q. Is Monit gtn a beta blocker?
Monit gtn is not a beta blocker. Monit gtn belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. Is Monit gtn harmful?
Monit gtn is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Monit gtn a steroid?
Monit gtn is not a steroid. Monit gtn belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What is Monit gtn spray used for?
Monit gtn spray is used to relieve the pain of an angina attack as soon as it has started. It is also used to prevent angina caused by exercise, emotional stress or exposure to cold.
Q. How does Monit gtn spray work?
Monit gtn spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Monit gtn, the active ingredient, each time the button is pressed. It is to be used under your tongue and should not be inhaled. It is used to relieve the pain of an angina attack as soon as it has started. It is also used to prevent angina caused by exercise, emotional stress or exposure to cold.
Q. Why is Monit gtn given sublingually?
Monit gtn is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Monit gtn is also readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, but due to its large breakdown (extensive first-pass metabolism) in the liver, its bioavailability (fraction of a given dose in an unchanged form that reaches the systemic circulation) is decreased.
Q. Does glyceryl trinitrate work like sildenafil?
Both sildenafil and glyceryl trinitrate work by dilation of blood vessels which helps in a better blood flow but the mechanisms are entirely different and they are used for different conditions. Sildenafil is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction and glyceryl trinitrate is used for the treatment of chest pain. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for your disease conditions.
Q. Does Monit gtn work?
Monit gtn works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Q. Why does Monit gtn cause a headache?
Headache is a side effect of Monit gtn and this can be due to the dilation of cerebral arteries (those arteries supplying different parts of the brain). It usually disappears within several days of continued treatment.
Q. How does Monit gtn relieve angina pectoris?
Monit gtn belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It acts by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels by relaxing its smooth muscles. This reduces the strain on the heart by making it easier to pump blood. In this manner, Monit gtn relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Q. How does Monit gtn reduce blood pressure?
Monit gtn reduces the blood pressure by dilating the blood vessels and decreasing the workload of the heart. However, it is not used for the treatment of high blood pressure.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Monit GTN with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Monit GTN with Tadalafil IP
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tadalafil IP: Pulmopres
Monit GTN with Vardenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
Monit GTN with Udenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Monit GTN with Xantinol Nicotinate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Nicovas
Monit GTN with Otilonium Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Otilonium Bromide: Menoctyl, Colirid
Monit GTN with Valethamate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide, Valosin, Valeth, Osdil, Valamate
Monit GTN with Cimetropium Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cimetropium Bromide: Ibscim
Monit GTN with Cyclandelate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclasyn, Vasodal
Monit GTN with Trimebutine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Monit GTN with Hyoscine butylbromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil, Hyomide, Gastreco, SMS-H
Monit GTN with Oxyphenonium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Monit GTN with Buphenine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Monit GTN with Fenoverine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv, Syncrospas
Monit GTN with Camylofin
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Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
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