Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide mononitrate treats chest pain associated with blockages in arteries of the heart. Do not take medication for erectile dysfunction while taking this medication.

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  • Angina Pectoris
  • Coronary Disease
  • Cyanosis
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Uses of Isosorbide Mononitrate

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Isosorbide Mononitrate is used in the treatment of:

  • Coronary Disease
  • Cyanosis
  • Esophageal Spasm, Diffuse
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Poisoning
  • Heart Failure

Isosorbide Mononitrate is used in the prevention of:

  • Angina Pectoris

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Isosorbide Mononitrate Drug Class

Isosorbide Mononitrate is part of the drug class:

Isosorbide Mononitrate Interactions

This is not a complete list of Isosorbide Mononitratedrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Isosorbide Mononitrate and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Isosorbide Mononitrate falls into category C:

In animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication and had some babies born with problems. No well-controlled studies have been done in humans, though. Therefore, this medication may be used if the potential benefits to the mother outweigh the potential risks to the unborn child.

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There are no well-controlled studies that have been done in pregnant women. Isosorbide Mononitrate should be used during pregnancy only if the possible benefit outweighs the possible risk to the unborn baby.

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No studies have been done in animals, and no well-controlled studies have been done in pregnant women. Isosorbide Mononitrate should be given to a pregnant woman only if clearly needed.

Isosorbide Mononitrate Dosage

Take isosorbide mononitrate exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Isosorbide Mononitrate dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Isosorbide Mononitrate is available in the following doses:

  • Isosorbide Mononitrate 10 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Isosorbide Mononitrate 120 Mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release
  • Isosorbide Mononitrate 20 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Isosorbide Mononitrate 30 Mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release
  • Isosorbide Mononitrate 60 Mg Oral Tablet, Extended Release