Imdur 30 Mg
Imdur 30 Mg Tablet PR is a long acting medicine used in heart-related chest pain (angina) caused due to narrowing of blood vessels. It is only useful in preventing an episode of angina and does not work well once the chest pain has already started.
Imdur 30 Mg medicine should be used along with lifestyle changes like healthy diet, regular exercise and smoking cessation for best results. It has to be taken strictly as per the dosing schedule as prescribed by your doctor. It should not be stopped abruptly. Dizziness and headache may be seen as side effects initially, which improve with time.
Imdur 30 Mg Tablet falls under the category of drugs called nitrates. Imdur 30 Mg Tablet widens blood vessels allowing for an increase of blood flow to the heart. It is also used to avoid an angina attack. Imdur 30 Mg Tablet is sold under different tade names in different countries.
Drug = Isosorbide Mononitrate
Strength = 30 Mg
Manufacturer = AstraZeneca
How To Take
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Imdur 30 Mg Tablet PR is to be taken empty stomach.
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Bluish discoloration of lips, fingernails, palm, or hands
Low blood pressure
Dizziness and fainting
Nausea or Vomiting
Difficulty in breathing
Difficulty in swallowing
Hives and redness of skin
Burning, numbness, tingling in the arms and feet
Agitation and anxiety
Imdur 30 Mg 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.
Imdur 30 Mg 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.
Report the incidence of all other diseases of the heart, lung, thyroid, kidney, liver etc to the doctor before receiving this medicine. All these conditions should be taken into consideration to ensure safe and effective use of this medicine.
Use of Imdur 30 Mg medicine can cause a fall in blood pressure in general and may make you feel dizzy especially while getting up from lying or sitting position (Postural hypotension).
Use of this medicine can cause drowsiness and affect the ability to drive or operate heavy machinery. Refrain from performing tasks that require a high level of mental alertness after taking this medicine.
The likelihood of development of drug tolerance is very high if this medicine is taken very regularly. A minimal amount of nitrate free time is required to avoid tolerance is 10-12 hr/day. The tolerance developed is in general for nitrates and may affect other medicines containing nitrates (cross-tolerance).
Isosorbide mononitrate is used to prevent chest pain (angina) in patients with a certain heart condition (coronary artery disease). This medication belongs to a class of drugs known as nitrates. It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so blood can flow more easily to the heart.
Imdur 30 Mg medication will not relieve chest pain once it occurs. Also, it is not intended to be taken just before physical activities (such as exercise or sexual intercourse) to prevent chest pain. Other medications may be prescribed by your doctor for these conditions. Consult your doctor for more details.