WHAT IS MONOTRATE OD 25MG?
MONOTRATE OD 25MG contains Isosorbide Mononitrate
It works by widening the blood vessels in your heart to allow an increased amount of blood to flow to areas which need it
WHAT MONOTRATE OD 25MG IS USED FOR?
It is used to prevent angina pectoris
Angina usually feels like a tight pain in the chest, neck or arm area. The pain comes from the heart muscle and is a sign that part of it is not getting enough oxygen for work it is doing
WARNING & PRECAUTION:
TALK TO DOCTOR
Talk to your doctor before taking this medicine, if you:
Are allergic to Isosorbide mononitrate, other nitrates or any of the other ingredients of this medicine
Suffer from severe anemia (reduction in red blood cells which can make the skin pale and cause weakness or breathlessness)
Have had a heart attack (myocardial infarction)
Have had a brain hemorrhage (bleeding)
Have had a head injury (trauma)
Have severely low blood volume (hypovolemia)
Have severely low blood pressure
Suffer from hypothermia (a very low body temperature)
Have slower than normal bowel movement
Drink lots of alcohol
PREGNANCY & BREAST FEEDING
If you are pregnant or breast-feeding, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor for advice before taking this medicine
CHILDREN & ADOLESCENTS
it is not suitable for children
DRIVING & USING MACHINES
it may give you a headache, blurred vision or make you feel dizzy or tired. If this happens to you, do not drive or operate machinery
Tell your doctor if you are taking,
Sildenafil used for impotence
Riociguat, used in treating pulmonary hypertension
Medicines to lower your blood pressure
Monoamine oxidase inhibitors (used to treat depression)
Tricyclic antidepressants (used to treat depression) and neuroleptics (used to treat anxiety)
Ergotamine used for migraine
Sapropterin used for phenylketonuria (PKU)
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor has told you
Swallow the medicine whole with a drink of water
If you take more MONOTRATE OD 25MG
If you take more, immediately contact the nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor
If you forget to take MONOTRATE OD 25MG
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. Take your next dose at the usual time
If you stop taking MONOTRATE OD 25MG
Do not stop taking MONOTRATE OD 25MG without first talking to your doctor. You should keep taking your medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. If you stop taking the medicine your condition may get worse
Keep this medicine out of reach of children
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
This medicine will not treat an angina attack that has already begun.it should be taken empty stomach. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them.
This may change from time to time depending on how well they are working.
You should take this medicine as it has been prescribed and keep taking it, even if you feel well.
This medicine helps to prevent chest pain in the future.
If you stop taking it, your risk of chest pain will increase, especially if you stop taking them suddenly. Lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this medication work better.
You can develop tolerance to this medicine over time, which means that the same dose becomes less effective.
You have to stick to a really specific dosing schedule to prevent this from happening. click here : monotrate od
Most common side effects
If these symptoms bother you or do not go away, your doctor may suggest ways of preventing or reducing them.
Some can be reduced by taking painkillers, drinking plenty of fluids, and avoiding alcohol.Before taking this medicine tell your doctor if you have low blood pressure, increased pressure in the eye (glaucoma), kidney disease, or heart failure.
Also let your doctor know if you are taking any other medicines as some may affect, or be affected by, this medicine and some may be dangerous to take with it.
You should not take any medicine for erectile dysfunction with this medicine.
Your doctor may regularly monitor your blood pressure and heart rate during the treatment with this medicine.
USES OF MONOTRATE TABLET PR
- Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
BENEFITS OF MONOTRATE TABLET PR
In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels in the heart.
This makes it easier for blood to flow to the heart, so it gets more oxygen.
This medicine thus helps to increase your ability to exercise and go about your daily life more easily and confidently. It should be taken regularly to be effective.
SIDE EFFECTS OF MONOTRATE TABLET PR
Common side effects of Monotrate
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
HOW TO USE MONOTRATE TABLET PR
HOW MONOTRATE TABLET PR WORKS
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
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