What is Monit 60-SR Tablet for:
It is used to stop or treat chest pain or pressure.
How does Isosorbide Mononitrate work:
Isosorbide calms blood vessels.
How should Isosorbide Mononitrate be used:
Take with a full glass of water. Long-acting products: Swallow whole. Do not chew or crush.
Common side effects of Isosorbide Mononitrate :
Feeling dizzy. Rise slowly over a few minutes when sitting or lying down. Be careful climbing. Flushing. Wearing layers of clothes or summer clothes and staying in cool places may help. Headache. Most of the time it gets better after taking this drug for a week.
What do I do if I miss a dose
Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.
What precautions should I take when taking Isosorbide Mononitrate :
If you have an allergy to isosorbide mononitrate or any other part of this drug. – Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
When do I need to seek medical help
If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Chest pain or pressure lasting more than 15 minutes. Get emergency medical care right away. Very bad dizziness or passing out. Very bad headache. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.
Can I take Isosorbide Mononitrate with other medicines:
Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. – Taking them together can cause bad side effects. – Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.
Are there any food restrictions
How do I store Isosorbide Mononitrate :
Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. – Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.
Category C : Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.