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Could the drugs toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?

Could the drugs toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?

See below: Not likely by themselves, look if there are diuretics such as Furosemide included in your other medications, or combined hydrochlorothiazide combined with your medications. ...Read more

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What is the difference between isosorbide mn and dn?

What is the difference between isosorbide mn and dn?

Pharmacology: Mononitrate has a longer half-life and higher bioavailability compared to dinitrate. Mononitrate may be a better choice for angina, whereas dinitrate may be better for heart failure when combined with hydralazine. ...Read more

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What happens if I took two isosorbide pills in one day?

What happens if I took two isosorbide pills in one day?

Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate): If you space the pills about 6 hours apart and they are not long acting isordil, (isosorbide dinitrate) you get the effect of the first pill repeated but not increased ...Read more

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I'm curious as to what can happen if you overdose on isosorbide mn?

I'm curious as to what can happen if you overdose on isosorbide mn?

Won't feel good: That person will get the worst headache of their life. Their BP will be low and they may pass out. Nausea and dizziness are to be expected. Severe cases can lead to methemoglobinemia which, untreated, can be fatal. ...Read more

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What are the half-lives of Isosorbide MN and Nifedipine?

What are the half-lives of Isosorbide MN and Nifedipine?

Approximately: 5 hours for Isosorbide Mononitrate used for prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary heart disease, HTN and MI. It is a vasodilatory agent that dilates the blood vessels. It lowers blood pressure and reduces the left ventricular preload and after load reducing the hearts oxygen requirement.
Nifedipine 1/2 life 2 hours. Calcium channel blocker. Go to Medscape or Drugbank for more info. ...Read more

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What are side effects of isosorbide?

What are side effects of isosorbide?

Usually headache: This is a long acting nitrate. Usual symptoms are headaches. It can lower blood pressure and cause dizzyness too. ...Read more

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Side effect of long time use of isosorbide monotrate, ?

Side effect of long time use of isosorbide monotrate, ?

?: You are concerned; that is enough for a heart to heart with your doctor. And, does your physician know everything you take and yes every concern. Yes even that one. Great. You seemed nice, too. ...Read more

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What is isosorbide dinitrate?

What is isosorbide dinitrate?

Isosorbide dinitrate: Iosorbide dinitrate is a medication used to treat/ prevent angina. ...Read more

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What is isosorbide mononitrate used for?

What is isosorbide mononitrate used for?

To treat heart Dx.: It is a longer acting nitrate to vasodilate coronary arteries if a patient has exertional angina. ...Read more

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What are some of the disadvantages by using isosorbide dinitrate?

What are some of the disadvantages by using isosorbide dinitrate?

Minor: Some people have issues with headaches or low blood pressure. Both of these resolve if the medication is stopped. ...Read more

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How long for coreg-3.125mg and isosorbide mn er-15mg to clear your system?

How long for coreg-3.125mg and isosorbide mn er-15mg to clear your system?

See below: Isosorbide will clear system within 24 to 48 hours. However for Coreg (carvedilol) you'll see a gradual improvement over a few days after cessation. Complete clearing of the effects of it in about two weeks. ...Read more

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Who should not use isosorbide dinitrate?

Isosorbide dinitrate: "Allergic reactions to organic nitrates are extremely rare, but they do occur. The isosorbide dinitrate tablet is contraindicated in patients who are allergic to ISDN or any of its other ingredients." See: http://dailymed. Nlm. Nih. Gov/dailymed/drugInfo. Cfm? Setid=8bb91825-b63e-44aa-8edd-4326823f3009 ...Read more

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What will happen if I overdose on isosorbide mononitrate?

What will happen if I overdose on isosorbide mononitrate?

Various: If you are talking about accidentally taking an extra dose, you should expect a headache, and possibly some dizziness from your blood pressure dropping. ...Read more

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Could you explain what is isosorbide dinitrate (isoket spray)?

RU in the UK?: Isoket spray is not available in the usa. It's a form of Nitroglycerin and it's used under the tongue for rapid relief of angina spells. In the usa, we use Nitroglycerin as a tablet or a spray and we use Isosorbide Dinitrate tablets for longer lasting relief/prophylaxis of angina. ...Read more

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Taking 5 mg/day of isosorbide monotrite. Does its long term usage deplete or has affect on nitric oxide in arteries. Any tapering off needed.?

Taking 5 mg/day of isosorbide monotrite. Does its long term usage deplete or has affect on nitric oxide in arteries. Any tapering off needed.?

Problematic: Long acting nitrates exhibit tachyphylaxis which means that the more you take, the less they work. Moreover, there is a rebound issue when you stop them abruptly. That said, people who only take nitrates once a day will not be affected by either issue because the med wears off and they are effectively only receiving 8-12 hours of nitrate effect in any 24 hour period. ...Read more

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Could 10 mg isosorbide mono causes dependency. Made my other bb& arb/hct BP med not work. Noticed spikes until itake the iso mon again then BP goes down?

Could 10 mg isosorbide mono causes dependency. Made my other bb& arb/hct BP med not work. Noticed spikes until itake the iso mon again then BP goes down?

No-nitrate tolerance: Oral nitrates can drop BP early after taking by dilating veins and reducing cardiac filling. If dehydrated this can cause light headedness. Should not affect other BP meds except in additive fashion. Will not make them less effective. ...Read more

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Is isosorbide mononitrate a beta blocker?

Is isosorbide mononitrate a beta blocker?

No: No, Isosorbide Mononitrate (imdur) is a nitrate class drug and used for vasodilation. ...Read more

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Can pregnant women take isosorbide dinitrate?

Isosorbide dinitrate: Isosorbide dinitrate is FDA Pregnancy Category C (Risk cannot be ruled out.) ...Read more

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Do toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?

Do toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?

No: None of these drugs are diuretic drugs - they do not eliminate water, and hence will be unlikely to lead to dehydration. ...Read more

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In a patient with migraines, will their frequency increase if the patient takes isordil (isosorbide dinitrate)?

In a patient with migraines, will their frequency increase if the patient takes isordil (isosorbide dinitrate)?

Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate) & Headaches: Isordil is nitroglycerine, a vasodilator for the heart (seldom other) which can cause headaches. It is dose dependent, the higher the most likely headache. You may take tylenol (acetaminophen) for it. If your migraines get worst talk to the cardiologist about it. ...Read more