Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide Mononitrate is prescribed to prevent angina pectoris caused by coronary artery disease. It is not useful in treating an acute anginal attack.

Generic Imdur, Ismo, Monoket

Isosorbide Mononitrate

Monotrate, Nitrofix,Ismo, Ismo retard(SR) and other generic brands


Sun Pharmaceutical, Intas,Cardicare, Aventis, Micro Labs, Abbott and others


10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg, 60 mg


Isosorbide Mononitrate

I. Introduction

A. Overview of Isosorbide Mononitrate

B. Importance in cardiovascular treatment

C. Scope of the article

II. Composition of Isosorbide Mononitrate

A. Chemical structure and properties

B. Available formulations and strengths

III. Mechanism of Action

A. How Isosorbide Mononitrate works in the body

B. Effect on nitric oxide and vascular smooth muscles

IV. Uses of Isosorbide Mononitrate

  1. Primary Indications for Isosorbide Mononitrate:

  2. Benefits in Chronic Angina Management:

    • The therapeutic benefits of Isosorbide Mononitrate in chronic angina management include:

V. Off-Label Uses

A. Exploration of non-approved applications

B. Efficacy and research supporting off-label use

VI. Dosage and Administration

B. Modifications in dosage based on conditions

C. Methods of administration and timing

VII. Administration to Specific Populations

A. Elderly: Adjustments and considerations

B. Pregnant women and nursing mothers: Safety and guidelines

C. Children: Age-related usage and dosage

VIII. Side Effects of Isosorbide Mononitrate

A. Common side effects encountered

B. Management of side effects

IX. Serious Adverse Effects and Warnings

A. Identification of severe reactions

B. Warnings for use with other conditions

X. Drug Interactions

A. Common and significant interactions

B. Interaction with over-the-counter drugs

XI. Contraindications

A. Conditions that prohibit use

B. Potential risks with contraindicated conditions

XII. Precautions and Monitoring

A. Important precautions during therapy

B. Monitoring requirements for long-term use

XIII. Overdose and Management

A. Symptoms of overdose

B. Immediate actions and antidotes

XIV. Storage and Handling Precautions

A. Proper storage conditions

B. Handling precautions to maintain efficacy

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