Monocard SR is used to prevent heart-related chest pain (angina). It works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so blood can flow more easily to the h... View More
Uses of Monocard SR
Side effects of Monocard SR
How to use Monocard SR
Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use. Monocard SR is to be taken empty stomach.
How Monocard SR works
Monocard SR is a nitrate. It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.
What if you forget to take Monocard SR?
If you miss a dose of Monocard SR, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to yo... View More
Should be taken on an empty stomach (i.e. At least one hour before food or two hours after food).
Oral Angina Pectoris Prevention of angina pectoris caused by coronary artery disease Adult: 20 mg 2-3 times daily. Dose may range from 20-120 mg dail... View More
Safety and efficacy not established
Severe hypotension or anaemia, hypovolaemia, heart failure due to obstruction, or raised intracranial pressure due to head trauma or cerebral haemorrhag... View More
Mode of Action
Isosorbide mononitrate relaxes vascular smooth muscles by stimulating cyclic-GMP. It decreases left ventricular pressure (preload) and arterial resistan... View More
Severe renal or severe hepatic impairment, hypothyroidism, malnutrition, or hypothermia. Caution in patients who are already hypotensive. May aggravate ... View More
Hypotension, tachycardia, flushing, headache, dizziness, palpitation, syncope, confusion. Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain. Restlessness, weakness and v... View More
Hypotensive effects may be increased when used with alcohol or vasodilators. Concurrent use with calcium channel blockers may lead to marked orthostatic... View More
The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not... View More