What is mononitrate used for?

What is mononitrate used for?

ISOSORBIDE MONONITRATE (eye soe SOR bide mon oh NYE trate) is a vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It will not help to stop an episode of chest pain.

What is the best time to take isosorbide mononitrate?

You should take this medicine first thing in the morning and follow the same schedule each day. This medicine works best if you have a “drug-free” period of time every day when you do not take it. Your doctor will schedule your doses during the day to allow for a drug-free time.

What are the side effects of isosorbide mononitrate?

COMMON side effects

  • low blood pressure.
  • dizziness.
  • temporary redness of face and neck.
  • headache.
  • nervousness.
  • a feeling of pins and needles on skin.

What is isosorbide mononitrate 60 mg used for?

Isosorbide mononitrate is used to prevent angina (chest pain) caused by coronary artery disease (heart disease). It does not work fast enough to relieve the pain of an angina attack that has already started.

Is mononitrate bad?

Thiamine mononitrate, the synthetic version added to food, does not. And thiamine mononitrate can cause liver and kidney problems. It’s nearly impossible to flush out of the body because it accumulates in fat cells. It’s not a good thing.

What is mononitrate food?

Thiamine mononitrate is also known as Vitamin B1. Vitamin B1 helps maintain healthy nervous and cardiovascular systems. It is added to certain foods to maintain nutrient content during processing. These functions help to provide better-tasting, more palatable food choices.

What happens if I stop taking isosorbide mononitrate?

What happens if I stop taking isosorbide mononitrate (Monoket)? Stopping isosorbide mononitrate (Monoket) suddenly can cause you to have a worsening of your chest pain. This chest pain can feel more intense or painful than it was before you began taking isosorbide mononitrate (Monoket).

Does isosorbide mononitrate affect heart rate?

Compared to the findings after the placebo, the blood pressure level fell and the heart rate increased after the ingestion of isosorbide dinitrate. The changes were more striking with the patients standing than with them supine, and the larger dose of the drug produced greater changes than the smaller dose.

Does isosorbide mononitrate make you sleepy?

Avoid getting up too fast from a sitting or lying position, or you may feel dizzy. Get up slowly and steady yourself to prevent a fall. Avoid drinking alcohol. Alcohol may increase certain side effects of isosorbide mononitrate (dizziness, drowsiness, feeling light-headed, or fainting).

Is thiamine mononitrate good or bad?

Why is mononitrate used in food?

When can I stop taking isosorbide mononitrate?

If you stop taking Isosorbide Mononitrate Tablets: Do not stop taking Isosorbide Mononitrate Tablets without first talking to your doctor. You should keep taking your medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. Do not stop taking it just because you feel better.