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Dr. Gregory Moneta
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Isosorbide Mononitrate (Definition)

Isosorbide mononitrate is a nitrate based agent which is a kind of chest ...Read more


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I have chest pain. Cleared by Heart MD. ALL other system R/O. Put on Imdur ER and Nitrostat (nitroglycerin). They are only things that help. Is ok to take long term?

I have chest pain. Cleared by Heart MD. ALL other system R/O. Put on Imdur ER and Nitrostat (nitroglycerin). They are only things that help. Is ok to take long term?

Diagnosis?: U say that ur Heart MD (presumably a Cardiologist) "cleared" you. What does that mean? What is the diagnosis? Do you have Prinzmetal's angina (ie coronary artery spasm with no blockage)? Is it Diffuse Esophageal Spasm, which mimics chest pain? In pts with heart disease (CAD), being on long-term nitrates increase mortality; however, u r young (23) & probably don't have CAD. Again, ask ur "heart MD" ...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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I take clonodine, hydralozine, imdur, diovan, (valsartan) coreg & amolodipine for hbp & levothyroxide for thyroid. How can I keep longer erection & better sex?

I take clonodine, hydralozine, imdur, diovan, (valsartan) coreg & amolodipine for hbp & levothyroxide for thyroid. How can I keep longer erection & better sex?

Talk to your doc: If you have weak erections inadequate for sex or short duration that does not allow for mutual pleasure, then see what med changes can be made. I assume that you have some major pathology that has put you on these meds at such a young age, so there may not be much wiggle room. Your meds may rule out viagra, (sildenafil) so you might need to resort to vacuum devices. ...Read more

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Are effects of Imdur and Nifedipine cumulative or no? After 5 days my heart still hurts &am wondering if they will make it any better as i take more?

Are effects of Imdur and Nifedipine cumulative or no?  After 5 days my heart still hurts &am wondering if they will make it any better as i take more?

Effects not really: Cumulative as nefidipine has reached steady state concentrations after 5 days but give a few more days & discuss with prescribing physician ...Read more

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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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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 more

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Dr. Linda Callaghan
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Imdur (Definition)

Imdur is a nitrate based agent which is a kind of chest ...Read more