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No: None of these medications are diuretics.Get a more detailed answer ›
Could the drugs toprol, (metoprolol) isosorbide, and lotensin create dehydration in the human body?
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
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
?: 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
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
Yes: It'd be fine just to take it the next day as scheduled. ...Read more
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
Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate): Isosorbide dinitrate is a prescription drugGet a more detailed answer ›
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
Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate): How do you know you are tolerant to the drug? ...Read more
That's ok: Okay to do so but would make sure this is done under physician advice. ...Read more
Can you tell me how much time after ceasing dosage of isosorbide mononitrate does it take to clear your system?
Isosorbide mononitra: The half time is about 5hrs, it should be substantially gone at 24hrs. ...Read more
Does monoket or its genric isosorbide mononitrate come as extended release or just immediate release. What are the different strengths.
Monoket: Also known as imdur comes in 30 60 and 120 mg it is a once a day drug but some docs like myself will use it twice a day. ...Read more
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
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
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