Imdur 60 Mg
Imdur 60 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 60 Mg 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 60 Mg Tablet PR is a nitrate. It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.
Drug = isosorbide mononitrate
Strength = 60 Mg
Manufacturer = AstraZeneca
How To Take
Take one Imdur 60 Mg tablet every day, at about the same time. If your doctor tells you to take two 60 mg Imdur 60 Mg tablets each day, take both tablets at the same time.
Taking Imdur 60 Mg tablets at 24-hour intervals makes sure they keep working properly.
Swallow Imdur 60 Mg tablets whole, with half a glass of water or other liquid e.g. fruit juice, milk. Do not chew or crush the tablets.
The 60mg tablet can be broken in half if care is taken not to crumble them.
Imdur 60 Mg tablets are designed to let the drug out over a number of hours. If they are crushed or chewed they won’t work properly.
Imdur 60 Mg tablets are composed of a waxy substance that does not dissolve in the body. You may find the outer shell of the tablets in your bowel motions. The medication in them has already been absorbed by the body.
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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 60 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.
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 60 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 Imdur 60 Mg 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.
Use of Imdur 60 Mg medicine has been associated with a blurring of vision in some rare cases. Discontinue the use and contact your doctor at the first sign of an abnormality in vision.
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 60 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.