Ismo 20mg Tablet is primarily used to avoid an angina attack. It widens blood vessels allowing increased blood flow to the heart. This medicine falls under the category of drugs called nitrates. It is sold under different trade names in different countries.
As a preventive measure, consult your physician if you have the following conditions:
If you are allergic to any of the ingredients contained within Ismo 20 MG Tablet.
If you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, vitamins or dietary supplements.
If you are taking any erectile dysfunction medications.
If you have a history of heart diseases or warnings of a possible heart attack.
If you have low blood pressure.
If you have kidney disease.
You are pregnant, or are planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Take this medicine as a whole. Follow the dosage as prescribed by your doctor. Normal dosage requires you to have this medication once daily, usually after waking up in the morning. In some other cases, you may need to have a second dose later on in the day.
Information given here is based on the salt content of the medicine. Uses and effects of the medicine may vary from person to person. It is advisable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.
The medication is primarily used for the following conditions:
Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis
This medicine is used for the prevention of angina (chest pain) caused due to reduced flow of blood and oxygen to the heart. It is not effective in treating chest pain that has already set in.
A patient can suffer from the following side effects:
Low Blood Pressure
Nausea Or Vomiting
Missed Dose instructions
Take the missed dose as soon as you remember. Skip the missed dose if it is almost time for the next scheduled dose.
Contact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected. Symptoms of an overdose may include a severe headache, fever, nausea, vomiting, difficulty in breathing, excessive sweating etc.
This medicine, chemically is an Isosorbide-5-Mononitrate, which gets converted to nitric oxide (NO) free radicals in the body which relax the blood vessels and reduces the load on the heart. This results in an improved blood flow and reduced oxygen demand.