Ismo 20 Mg, Isosorbide Mononitrate
Ismo 20 MG Tablet is an effective medicine to prevent chest pain (angina) caused due to narrowing of blood vessels that carries blood to the heart. It also decreases the load on the heart ensuring effective pumping of blood.
Major & minor side effects for Ismo 20 MG Tablet
- Bluish discoloration of lips, fingernails, palm, or hands
- Irregular heartbeat
- Low blood pressure
- Dizziness and fainting
- Nausea or Vomiting
- Chest pain
- Difficulty in breathing
- Difficulty in swallowing
- Hives and redness of skin
- Burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet
- Agitation and anxiety
Uses of Ismo 20 MG Tablet
What is it prescribed for?
- Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis
This medicine is used for the prevention of angina (chest pain) caused due to reduced flow of blood and oxygen to the heart. It is not effective in treating chest pain that has already set in.
Commonly asked questions
Onset of actionThe effect of this medicine can be observed within 20-30 of oral administration. However, this time is subject to vary depending on the form of the medicine.
Duration of effectThe effect of this medicine lasts for an average duration of 6-8 hours upon oral administration in the form of conventional tablets.
Safe with alcohol?Avoid or limit the uptake of alcohol while using this medicine. Contact your doctor if you experience excessive sweating, dizziness, confusion after taking this medicine.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Usage in pregnancy?This medicine is not recommended for use by pregnant women unless absolutely necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks involved. Consult your doctor before using this medicine if you are pregnant or planning a pregnancy in near future.
Usage while breast-feeding?This medicine is not recommended for use by women who are breastfeeding. Your doctor may prescribe an alternate medicine or ask you to stop breastfeeding if the medicine has to be used.
When not to use?
Obstructive heart disease
Head trauma/ Increased intracranial pressure
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Fall in blood pressure
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Acute myocardial infarction