Medicine Overview of Myonit Injection
Uses of Myonit Injection
Myonit Injection is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).
Side effects of Myonit Injection
Headache, Dizziness, Flushing of face, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use Myonit Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Myonit Injection works
Myonit injection 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 Myonit Injection
Expert advice for Myonit Injection
- Do not take glyceryl trinitrate tablets, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to glyceryl trinitrate.
- Consult your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking glyceryl trinitrate.
- This medicine may make you drowsy or dizzy. If affected, do not drive or operate machines.
Special precautions for Myonit Injection
Myonit Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increa+more
sed heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
Myonit Injection is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Myonit Injection is safe to use during lactation. Human stu+more
dies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby....
Myonit Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or+more
decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Myonit Injection is probably unsafe to use in patients with kidney disease and should be avoided. Please consult your doctor.+more
Caution should be exercised in cases of severe renal impairment;...
Caution should be exercised in cases of severe renal impairment;
Myonit Injection is safe to use in patients with liver disea+more
se. No dose adjustment of Myonit Injection is recommended....
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 Glyceryl Trinitrate, 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 Myonit 5mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Glyceryl Trinitrate
Myonit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Myonit 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.
Myonit 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.
Vasodilation with Myonit 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.
Myonit 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).
Myonit is not a beta blocker. Myonit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Myonit is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Myonit is not a steroid. Myonit belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Myonit 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.
Myonit spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Myonit, 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.
Myonit is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Myonit 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.
Myonit works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Headache is a side effect of Myonit 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.
Myonit 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, Myonit relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Myonit 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.