WHAT IS NITROFIX 20MG?
NITROFIX 20MG 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 NITROFIX 20MG 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
Have an eye disease called glaucoma
Have been diagnosed with any of the following heart conditions: hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy (HOCM), con-strictive pericarditis, cardiac tamponade
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
NITROFIX 20MG is not suitable for children
DRIVING & USING MACHINES
NITROFIX 20MG 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 NITROFIX 20MG
If you take more, immediately contact the nearest hospital casualty department or your doctor
If you forget to take NITROFIX 20MG
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 NITROFIX 20MG
Do not stop taking NITROFIX 20MG 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)
Nitrofix 20 Tablet is used to prevent heart-related chest pain (angina). It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so blood can flow more easily to the heart. This medicine will not treat an angina attack that has already begun.
Nitrofix 20 Tablet 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.
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.
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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.
You should not take any medicine for erectile dysfunction with this medicine.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, ask your doctor if this medicine is suitable.
USES OF NITROFIX TABLET
- Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
BENEFITS OF NITROFIX TABLET
In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
It does not treat an angina attack that has already begun and should not be used for this purpose.
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 NITROFIX TABLET
Common side effects of Nitrofix
- Flushing (sense of warmth in the face, ears, neck and trunk)
- Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing)
HOW TO USE NITROFIX TABLET
HOW NITROFIX TABLET WORKS
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.