Medicine Overview of Oncid Capsule
Uses of Oncid Capsule
Oncid 20mg Capsule is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
Side effects of Oncid Capsule
Headache, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Flushing of face, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use Oncid Capsule
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 Oncid 20mg Capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Oncid Capsule works
Oncid 20mg capsule 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 Oncid Capsule
Expert advice for Oncid Capsule
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 Oncid 20mg Capsule
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Oncid 20mg Capsule 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.
Oncid 20mg Capsule is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Oncid 20mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, o+more
r decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Oncid 20mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Oncid 20mg Capsule is recommended.+more
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease....
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Oncid 20mg Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with+more
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Oncid 20mg Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tazzle 10mg Tablet, Pah 20mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, ED Save 20mg Disintegrating Strip
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 Oncid 20mg Capsule
Frequently asked questions for Isosorbide Mononitrate
Oncid 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 Oncid. 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, Oncid 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 Oncid 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 Oncid in the morning during the time patients are active and leave them drug free during sleep.
Substitutes for Oncid Capsule
Isonorm 20mg Tablet
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Isonit 20mg Tablet
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Solotrate 20mg Tablet
Monotrate 20mg Tablet
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