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isosorbide mn er
JUST WHAT IS THE PURPOSE OF THIS DRUG? ## Isosorbide Mononitrate is primarily used to treat Angina Pectoris. Common side effects may include: nausea, drowsiness, headache and dizziness. Read more: Is there anything else I can help you with? ## My dad underwent a quadruple bypass 8 years ago. I am just wondering why his doctor recently prescribed this drug for him. Should I assume that my dad experiences chest pains again, like he did before the bypass procedure? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Isosorbide Mononitrate.
Thu, Nov 03 '11, 12:46 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 204010
Ic Isosorbide Mn Er
The pill is scored. May it be broken in two? ## No, the ER means that it is a time released medication, so cutting it in half, or breaking it is not safe, because that may result in your getting too much of the medication at once. Learn more Isosorbide details here. What dosage has your doctor instructed you to take? ...
Updated 2 years ago.
Tue, Jul 17 '12, 12:10 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 232884
isosorbide mn
Do this medicine causes erectile disfunction ## Hello, Frank! How are you? No, it hasn't been a reported side effect. However, there is really no way to say how any given medication may affect any given person that takes it. Have you consulted your doctor? ...
Updated 9 months ago.
Wed, Jan 15 '14, 6:04 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 258481
isosorbide mn er 30 MG
I did not remember if I had taken the above pill this morning so I took another pill -- that equals 60 MG. Did I do the right thing? I did not feel that I could do without if I had not taken it. ## This medication, which is commonly used to treat Angina, can cause some problems if you take too much, such as: dehydration, low blood pressure, rapid heart beat and trouble breathing. Thus, it is never advisable to take more than the prescribed dosage. You should really ask your doctor what they want you to do, if you think you missed a dose. Of course, it is always better to just ensure that you don't and thereby avoid the problem. Some tips that can help you make sure you don't miss a dose are: 1) Make sure you take it around the same time each day, that way it becomes habit to tak... ...
Updated 3 years ago in Chest Pain (Angina).
Wed, Sep 28 '11, 9:19 AM   4  Subscribe to thread 213875
Isosorbide Mn Er 30mg
Isosorbide mn er 30ml was added about 8 days ago to my mother meds. She is 85. Two and a half days ago she started complaining of pain from her upper thigh going down toward her knees in both legs. I am wondering if Isosorbide could be the cause since this is the only thing that has changed in her routine. ## Hi Sandy, Is your mom taking any other medications that could potentially have an interaction with Isosorbide? There doesn't appear to be any related side effect information that mentions leg pain or inflammation within the lower extremities, so I'm thinking that Isosorbide could simply be interacting with another med or that this is more or less a just a rare side effect of the drug that isn't listed with the other more common side effects. In either case, it sounds li... ...
Updated 5 months ago in Digoxin.
Sat, Jun 14 '14, 10:57 PM   5  Subscribe to thread 232097
Isosorbide Mn Er 60 Mg
what is this medication for?? ## Isosorbide is most commonly given to help treat or prevent irregular heartbeat, such as that which may occur from Angina. Side effects may include: nausea, headache, dizziness and hypotension. Learn more: Are there any other questions? ## I take 60mg for high BP is this the right med for BP is doesn't seem to help ## Joe, this does dialate the blood vessels and lowers blood pressure, but it is usually not significant enough to be relied on to treat hypertension, by itself, which is why it's only approved to treat angina. Did your doctor prescribe this? You can learn more about hypertension and the treatment options here: ...
Updated 3 years ago in Irregular Heartbeat (Arrhythmia).
Tue, Sep 27 '11, 9:03 AM   3  Subscribe to thread 220579
Isosorbide MN TAB 30MG ER
IS THIS A BLOOD PRESURE MED ## Isosorbide is a vasodilator and it is most commonly used to treat Angina, though by its mechanism of action, it does do some lowering of blood pressure. Side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and poor appetite. Learn more: Are there any other questions or comments? ## Do I stop my blood pressure medicine. When taking this isosorbide ...
Updated 8 months ago in Blood Vessels.
Wed, Feb 19 '14, 8:10 AM   2  Subscribe to thread 222695
IC Isosorbide Mn Er Effects
What are the possible side effects of taking this drug for chest pain associated with artery blockage while also taking ritalin prescribed for treatment of narcolepsy (treatment of narcolepsy has been for about 50 years)? ## I didn't find any interactions or problems listed between the two medications. Learn more Isosorbide details here. Learn more Ritalin details here. However, you should double check this information to be safe. Have they both been prescribed by the same doctor? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Ritalin.
Thu, Nov 29 '12, 6:04 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 238252
isosorbide mn er 30mg cause ed
will this drug cause erectile disfunction ## Hello, Jim! How are you doing? It may, it has happened to some men that have taken it, but there's no way to know whether or not it will be a problem for you. Learn more Isosorbide Mononitrate details here. Are there any other questions or concerns? ...
Updated 11 months ago in Isosorbide Mononitrate.
Tue, Nov 26 '13, 4:07 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 255667
Isosorbide Mn Er Side Effects
why do I not have normal logic of things around after taking isosobide mn er and a drop in blood pressure that is below 99 systotic ## Isosorbide works by dilating the blood vessels and reducing blood pressure, so that would explain both your dizziness and your drop in blood pressure. Have you talked to your doctor? You may be on too high of a dosage. Learn more: ...
Updated 2 years ago in Blood Pressure.
Mon, Nov 28 '11, 12:10 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 225024
ic isosorbide mn er side effects
Could this medication cause soaking wet sweats when not doing anything at all to cause sweating? ## According to my research, side effects from Isosorbide mononitrate are common and can include "flushing"; a feeling of warmth that may be contributing to the increased perspiration you've been experiencing lately. Ref: nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginfo/meds/a682348.html I don't know the full extent or severity of this side effect, but you may want to go ahead and contact your doctor about other alternative options if the sweating becomes too bothersome or uncomfortable. I hope this info helps! ...
Updated 1 year ago in Isosorbide Mononitrate.
Wed, Jul 10 '13, 7:53 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 248561
Side Effects of Isosorbide mn er
Isosorbide mn er 30ml was added about 8 days ago to my mother's meds. She is 85. Two and a half days ago she started complaining of pain from her belly down into her upper thigh going down toward her knees in both legs. I am wondering if Isosorbide could be the cause since this is the only thing that has changed in her routine. ## These types of symptoms are warned about in the drug monograph. Learn more Isosorbide details here. Has she consulted her doctor? That's the sign of a possible serious problem and she needs to talk to her doctor immediately. Has she improved any? ## I did not know at the time that she had been having pain in her lower back. Further investigation has shown that she has a degenerated lumbar disc that has collapsed on the one below it. Lots of pain and lo... ...
Updated 2 years ago in Isosorbide Mononitrate.
Fri, Jun 29 '12, 12:28 PM   2  Subscribe to thread 232134
Isosorbide Mn Er 30mg Side Effects
Isosorbide MN ER 30 MG - I took this drug - 1 each day - for 1 1/2 months to releive the steady pain of Esophagul Spasms and developed severe headaches. Thought at first it was from arthritis in my back so went a chiropractor for 1 month - no help there. Stopped taking this drug for 4 nights and "WOW" No headaches. I will NOT take anymore of this medication. Jan E. ## Who told you to take it to treat that? Isosorbide Mononitrate is usually used to treat angina pectoris, because it dilates the blood vessels and can reduce the pressure on them. Thus, it is not a pain reliever, nor a muscle relaxant. Learn more Isosorbide MN details here. And headaches are a very common side effect of this medication, due to the very nature of how it works. ## Your headache indeed was because of th... ...
Updated 2 months ago in Arthritis.
Sat, Sep 20 '14, 11:35 AM   5  Subscribe to thread 238083
Isosorbide MN ER causing headaches
i HAVE BEEN ON ISOSORBIDE MN ER FOR 6 DAYS NOW SINCE AN ANGIOGRAM WAS PERFORMED. I HAVE A COUPLE ARTERIES/VESSELS THAT HAVE SOME BLOCKAGE, BUT MAIN ARTERIES ARE FINE AND BLOOD FLOW TO HEART EXCELLENT. However, this medicine is giving me bad headaches and lightheadness...Does this improve after more time on the medicine ## It may improve some, but I have to say that it really doesn't for the largest percentage of people that take it and is a very commonly complained of side effect. That is why this medication is most commonly only used as needed. Learn more Isosorbide details here. Does your doctor have you taking it regularly, rather than on an as needed basis? ...
Updated 2 years ago.
Sun, Sep 09 '12, 10:42 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 235251
isosorbide mono er 90mg tab
was prescribed 90 mg isosorbide mn er, was given 30 mg and 60 mg to take. is there a 90 mg pill? ## Hello, Mary! How are you? No, I'm sorry, there isn't. Side effects to this medication may include nausea, dizziness, headache and sleep disturbances. Is there anything else I can help with? ...
Updated 6 months ago in Nausea & Vomiting.
Tue, Apr 29 '14, 4:10 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 262506
Allergic Reaction To Isosorbide Mn Er
I had a very bad reaction to 1 dose of isosorbide within an hour of taking it. Severe headach, threw up and my headach has lasted 5 days! Will it ever go away? ## Have you contacted your doctor? Both of those can be common side effects of Isosorbide, but with the headache being very severe and lasting that long, you should seek medical attention. ...
Updated 2 years ago.
Mon, Mar 05 '12, 6:47 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 228196
fatigue help with isosorbide mn er 30mg?
Does this medication also treat fatigue if it is related to a narrowing of a coronary artery? My husband's LAD has a small area of ischemia which has caused slight chest pain but he has been angina free every since his stress test which showed the above. He took one 1/2 tablet of Isosorbide min er 30 mg. as doc directed and experienced some light headedness. and decided not to take it anymore. However, though he has no symptoms of angina, he complains off fatigue. the med. opens the LAD causing more blood & oxygen to reach that heart area, so could it also help his fatigue? ## Hello, Bobby! How are you and your husband? In theory, it could, if that's what is causing his fatigue. However, it is often difficult to know what is causing such an issue. Does he take any other medi... ...
Updated 8 months ago in Chest Pain (Angina).
Tue, Feb 25 '14, 10:00 AM   1  Subscribe to thread 260797
Isosorbide Quiting
Are There Any Side Effects To Quiting Isosorbide Mn Er 60mg After Taking For 15 Days ## Yes, if you've been on it for several weeks, these types of medications usually need to be tapered slowly, because if you suddenly stop taking them you may experience rebound effects, which could mean worsening angina, chest pain, elevated blood pressure and heart rate. Learn more Isosorbide Mononitrate details here. It's usually best to seek the guidance of a medical professional when you want to stop a medication like this. Are you having problems with it? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Isosorbide Mononitrate.
Wed, Nov 21 '12, 3:25 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 238742
can isosorbide mn er 30mg increase blood glucose
I have recently been prescribed isosorbide mn er 30mg for chest pain. My blood glucose has risen by about 50mg/dl. Is the isosorbide mn er 30mg causing this ## I didn't find anything listed about it causing such an issue, but it is very difficult to know what affect any medication may have on any given person that tries it. Learn more Isosorbide details here. Have you consulted your doctor? Have you changed anything else, such as something in your diet? Have your activity levels changed? ...
Updated 1 year ago in Glucose.
Mon, Aug 12 '13, 4:54 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 249963
Isosorbide Mn Er following cardiac catheterization
I had a cardiac catheterization. This was prescribed as a follow-up drug. Label says "dizziness" is a side affect. Why? What does this cause/affect that would make me dizzy? I take two other meds daily that state they cause the same side affect... ## There is no real way to say why any particular medication causes any side effect, but you are putting a chemical into your body, to help it operate better, which your body isn't used to having and thus, it is always possible that a reaction to it will occur. Isosorbide Mononitrate is used to help treat irregular heartbeat. Other side effects may include: nausea, headache and sleep disturbances. Learn more: Are there any other comments or questions? ...
Updated 3 years ago in Isosorbide Mononitrate.
Fri, Apr 08 '11, 2:55 PM   1  Subscribe to thread 215510

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