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Is 60 Mg daily of Imdur an average dosage?

Is 60 Mg daily of Imdur an average dosage?

Typical dosing: The issue really is the fact that you need this drug at 51 years of age! Get going on controlling your diabetes and hypertension and making sure you get as much exercise as you can comfortably tolerate. ...Read more

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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
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Isosorbide Mononitrate (Definition)

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At what different strengths can imdur comes. Is there any immediate release imdur avaible & at what strength.

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 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 more

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How long do the headaches from imdur last?

Half to one hour: Once the effect of nitroglycerine wears off- usually quickly. Within half an hour. ...Read more

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How does the headache change while taking imdur?

Headache worsens: Ha can get worse because imdur dilates the blood vessels. But some people tolerate well, may not get a headache at all. ...Read more

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Should imdur oral b used prn or should it b taken all the time?Not exp. Chest discomfort rt now.

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

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Will imdur along with bisoprolol reduce or eliminate angina pain during jogging?

Will imdur along with bisoprolol reduce or eliminate angina pain during jogging?

It depends: It depends on how bad your coronary artery disease is. If you are taking imdur, I do not think you should be jogging. But normal walking would suffice. Ask your cardiologist. ...Read more

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Can imdur provoke more chest discomfort?

Can imdur provoke more chest discomfort?

No: It is a coronary vasodilator.If u are getting more chest discomfort after using it, look for other reasons.See an md. ...Read more

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Should i take these medications ( imdur , Cartia , metoprolol) in the morning with breakfast or at night for most benifit?

Depends...: not sure why you are on Cartia and metoprolol -- 2 medicines that both lower heart rate while controlling BP. Having said that, I would take Cartia and metoprolol at opposite times of day (one at night and the other in a.m.) Imdur at night. These are serious medicines for a young persons like yourself of 36. ...Read more

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Dr. Sewa Legha
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