Generic Name: Isosorbide Mononitrate
Imdur tablet is a 4-star tablet manufactured by leading pharmaceutical Astra Zeneca to treat angina of the patients. The drug is very common and widely practised in diagnosing chest pain and is commonly known by its generic name among pharmacists. The drug is available in 2 different doses (30mg and 60mg) in our online pharmacy store; however, purchasing requires a valid doctor's prescription.
What are the uses of Imdur?
Isosorbide Mononitrate is best known for treating chest pain of those patients who have coronary artery disease. The drug can be classified in the Nitrate group, which helps in preventing chest pain by relaxing the blood vessels and making the vessel wider so that the blood can flow smoothly to the heart. This helps in supplying sufficient oxygen and prevents heart attack.
What are the dosage and direction of Imdur?
The drug is needed to consume by mouth; generally, it is taken one dose per day in the morning, but follow your doctor's instructions to get the best result. Take medicine as a whole with a half glass of plain water unless the physician instructs you otherwise. You are advised not to chew or crush the tablet as the composition of this medicine will release once, which can lead you to experience side effects. Take the medicine whole, don't break it unless your physician has prescribed a specific dose. The daily continuation can show the best result. Try to take this tablet at the same time daily, and don't stop or take overdoses until your doctor recommends you.
What precautions should I take when taking Imdur?
The drug can be sensitive for older adults; hence, you ought to follow some safeguards while starting this medication. Before starting the medicine, those who have an allergic reaction to imdur or its active composition (Isosorbide Mononitrate) must inform their physician. The drug can cause dizziness in young and older adults; hence, older adults need many precautions to avoid hazards. Young adults must avoid consuming cannabis or alcohol during the course as the reaction (dizziness) will be severe. Those who often drive or handle machinery are recommended to avoid driving and use machinery or anything that requires alertness after consuming the drug. The pregnant woman isn't suggested to take the drug unless and until it is required and without the doctor's recommendation. The active component can pass through breast milk; therefore, a consultation is suggested before breastfeeding.
What are the contraindications of Imdur?
Besides knowing the possible side effects, you must observe any unnatural things after starting the medication. Though most of the patients don't exhibit any adverse after-effects; however, some common reactions are-
• Unusual heart sound.
• Jaw, arm and back pain.
• Bleeding gums.
• Body rashes, including redness, itching, etc.
Headache is the most common side effect you will experience while taking this medication. According to physicians, if you experience a headache, that means the drug is working. However, having unusual reactions, you are recommended to consult with the doctor.