Medicine Overview of MONOTRATE TABLET PR
Uses of MONOTRATE TABLET PR
Monotrate sr 60mg tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).
Side effects of MONOTRATE TABLET PR
Headache, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Flushing of face, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use MONOTRATE TABLET PR
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. It is better to take Monotrate sr 60mg tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How MONOTRATE TABLET PR works
Monotrate sr 60mg tablet 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 MONOTRATE TABLET PR
Expert advice for MONOTRATE TABLET PR
Take isosorbide mononitrate by mouth on an empty stomach with a full glass of water. Do not take isosorbide mononitrate, If you are allergic to isosorbide mononitrate or any of the other ingredients. Check with your doctor before taking isosorbide mononitrate, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
- Do not drink alcohol.
- Do not drive or operate machinery as the drug can make you dizzy or drowzy.
Special precautions for MONOTRATE SR 60MG TABLET
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Monotrate sr 60mg tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
Caution is advised when driving or operating machinery.
Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
There is no data available. Please consult doctor before consuming the drug.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TAZZLE 10MG TABLET, TAZZLE 20MG TABLET, ED SAVE 20MG DISINTEGRATING STRIP, CIALIS 10MG TABLET
If you miss a dose of Isosorbide Mononitrate, 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.
Frequently asked questions for MONOTRATE 60MG TABLET PR
Frequently asked questions for Isosorbide Mononitrate
Q. Does isosorbide mononitrate cause erectile dysfunction (ed)/ lower blood pressure/hair loss?
Isosorbide mononitrate 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 isosorbide mononitrate. 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
Q. Can isosorbide mononitrate get you high?
No, isosorbide mononitrate 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
Q. Can isosorbide mononitrate be crushed/ cut half/ be split?
Do not crush, split, cut half or chew the isosorbide mononitrate 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
Q. Can isosorbide mononitrate be taken at night?
It is better to take isosorbide mononitrate in the morning during the time patients are active and leave them drug free during sleep.
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