Ismo 20mg (Isosorbide 5 Mononitrate) – uses
Ismo 20mg is the brand name for the medication prescribed for the treatment of angina (severe chest pain) in patients suffering from certain heart diseases like coronary artery disease. It contains the active ingredient Isosorbide mononitrate, which belongs to a class of drugs called nitrates. It’s a preventive medication and it would not effective if taken after the chest pain begins.
Isosorbide-Mononitrate 20mg- Working Mechanism
Isosorbide Mononitrate assists in the flow of blood through the veins and arteries with less resistance by widening the blood vessels. It thus reduces the strain (or workload) on the heart and relieves chest pain.
Isosorbide-Mononitrate 20mg- Dosage Facts
This medication should not be taken in smaller or larger quantities or for a longer period than recommended. It is generally recommended to be taken twice daily, once in the morning after waking up, another after 7 hours. It can be taken with or without food. It should be taken at the same time every day.
Isosorbide-Mononitrate 20mg- Side Effects
The side effects are minimal; the following are the common less serious side effects
Constipation, loss of appetite
Dizziness, nausea, weakness
Following serious side effects should be reported to the doctor immediately:
Hives, difficulty in breathing
swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat
coughing up blood
Ismo 20mg- Buying Information
Ismo is available in the form of tablets in packs of 30, 60, or 90 tablets of strength 20mg. They are easily available in all the known pharmacies.
They could be bought online too at great prices which is possible through huge discounts and deals offered by the respective online pharmacies.