Active Ingredient(s): Isosorbide Mononitrate
FDA Approved: * December 30, 1991
Pharm Company: * ESP PHARMA
Category: Chest Pain (Angina)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Ismo Overview

Isosorbide mononitrate, sold under many brand names, is a medication used for heart-related chest pain (angina), heart failure, and esophageal spasms.[2] It can be used both to treat and to prevent heart-related chest pain; however, it is generally less preferred than beta blockers or calcium channel blockers.[2] It is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include headache, low blood pressure with standing, blurry vision, and skin flushing.&...

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Ismo 20

My doctor has prescribed ISMO 20 for angina and I have been using one 20mg tab a day for the past 22 days. Since the beginning i have had pain in my left jaw and a portion near the left ear. I have pain while chewing from the left side. I also have pain in the left side of my neck about 2 to 3 inches behind the left ear causing my neck to become a bit stiff. In the initial stages the pain was somewhat more, but now it is tolerable and the medication lasts for 6 hrs. Pls advise. Another Dr. told me that it is a banned drug. Kindly confirm. ## Hello. I'm using it also but double the dose 3 times a day. My cardio doctor prescribed it to calm the heart down but I still have massive pains. It only helps for a short time. I have ischemic heart disease and 5 stents. ## I wish to know wheth...

Withdrawel symptoms

Im a 62 yr old south african and have been using adco alzam for a year. I've recently stopped using it . Since then ive beem experiencing lameness in back neck nd head area, no pain though, insomnia is over now but i am very tense. Should i be concerned about this? ## I am a 62 yr old south African diagnosed with ischaemic heart disease. I was stented a year ago though I still feel a bit of lameness in my fore arm and recently in my neck and back. I don't know if this is a new ailment. I was on clopiwin 75\75 as well as ismo 10 mg twice daily as well as bilocor . ismo and clopiwinwas discontinued by my cardiologist this is why I wonder if the lameness could be the withdrawal of these tablets ## Given the symptoms, it would be best to have this checked out, for your safety, espec...

what is use of clopitab

Sir,On 12 Aug 2014,I suffered from ischemic heart disease with diastolic dysfunction and mild LVH. LVEF was 35%approx. I underwent PTCA to LAD,one blockage90%, on 16 Aug 2014. All other parameters were in normal limits such as HDL, LDL, Triglycerides, VLDL Blood sugar, Creatine etc. I am not diabetic. Treatment advised on discharge: 1) Clopitab 75 mg 1----0----1 2) Met XL 25 mg 1----0----1 3) Cardace 1.25 mg 1----0----1 4) Flavedon MR 35 mg 1----0----1 5) ISMO 20 mg 1----0----0 6) Atorva 40 mg 0----0----1 7) Ecospirin 150 mg 0----1----0 How long do I have to take all these tablets? I know allopathic drugs often have side effects.And I wanted myself free from them as early as possible. Within two months I reduced my weight from 92 kg to 81 kg by diet control and brisk walk daily for 30 m...

Ismo Netard

What is the use of these tablets ## Did you mean Ismo Retard? If so, it contains the active ingredient Isosoride Mononitrate, it is most commonly used to treat Angina. Common side effects may include: nausea, dizziness, headache and hypotension. Learn more:


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Isosorbide Mononitrate
  • Tablet: 10mg, 20mg, 30mg, 60mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 120mg, 30mg, 60mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Ismo: (1 result)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 67857-702 Ismo 20 mg Oral Tablet by Reddy Pharmaceuticals, LLC

Other drugs which contain Isosorbide Mononitrate or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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Ismo 20
My doctor has prescribed ISMO 20 for angina and I have been using one 20mg tab a day for the past 22 days. Since the beg... 2 replies
Ismo Netard
What is the use of these tablets ## Did you mean Ismo Retard? If so, it contains the active ingredient Isosoride Mononit... 1 reply

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