Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nitrofirst Tablet

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Uses of Nitrofirst Tablet

Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Side effects of Nitrofirst Tablet

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

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How to use Nitrofirst 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. It is better to take Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).

How Nitrofirst Tablet works

Nitrofirst 10mg tablet is in a group of drugs called nitrates. 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 Nitrofirst Tablet

Expert advice for Nitrofirst Tablet

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.
Isosorbide mononitrate is not indicated for relief of acute anginal attacks The drug can  can cause severe headaches, especially when you first start using it. These headaches may gradually become less severe as you continue to use the medication. Do not stop taking isosorbide mononitrate. Ask your doctor before using any headache pain medication.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet
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Alcohol
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
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Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Nitrofirst 10mg 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.
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Lactation
Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactat
ion. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tire
d, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
SAFE
Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet is recommended.

However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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Liver
Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients w
ith liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Pah 20mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, ED Save 20mg Disintegrating Strip, Cialis 10mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nitrofirst 10mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Isosorbide Mononitrate

Nitrofirst 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 Nitrofirst. 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, Nitrofirst 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 Nitrofirst 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 Nitrofirst in the morning during the time patients are active and leave them drug free during sleep.
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