Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release Rx

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Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release

Angina
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Generic Name and Formulations:

Isosorbide mononitrate 30mg+, 60mg+, 120mg; ext-rel tabs; +scored.

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Indications for Isosorbide mononitrate extended-release :

Prevention of angina. Not for acute attacks.

Adult:

Do not crush or chew. Take with fluid. Initially 30–60mg once daily in the AM. May increase to 120mg once daily; usual max 240mg once daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Concomitant sildenafil.

Warnings/Precautions:

Acute MI. CHF. Hypotension. Volume depletion. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Monitor for tolerance. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Severe hypotension with sildenafil. Orthostatic hypotension with alcohol, calcium channel blockers.

Pharmacological Class:

Nitrate.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, dizziness, hypotension.

Note:

Formerly known under the brand name Imdur.

How Supplied:

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