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Imdur 30 Mg
On metoprolol xr 100 and Losartan 25 once a day. Pharmacist said imdur 30 mg will cause too much blood pressure drop (currently 140/80 at night). Safe to start on half the 30 mg dose to help with angina? are nitrates safe for kidney? Thanks
At what different strengths can imdur comes. Is there any immediate release imdur avaible & at what strength.
Several: Imdur (isosorbide mononitrate) is a long-acting formulation of nitroglycerin. It comes in multiples of 30 mg. The short acting form of isosorbide (dinitrate) is marketed under a couple different brand names (most commonly Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate) in the us). It has a shorter half-life. Sublingual Nitroglycerin (pills or spray) is nearly instantaneous in onset and has a half-life of only a few minutes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Never PRN: Imdur is a slow release medication meant to prevent angina. It is of little benefit once there is an attack because it will not work for hours. If there is no angina, perhaps the dose could be reduced or the medication may no longer be needed. Dosing should be once daily in the morning and not more or less frequently. Talk to your doctor about whether to wean off this medication. ...Read more