What is Generic for Elantan* used for?
Generic for Elantan* (Isosorbide Mononitrate) is used to treat chest pain (angina). It belongs to a class of drugs known as nitrates, which relaxes and widens blood vessels thereby allowing blood to flow more easily.
This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Elantan*?
The dosage of Generic for Elantan* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Elantan*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Elantan* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you overdose on Generic for Elantan*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Elantan*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Elantan*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Generic for Elantan*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Generic for Elantan*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Generic for Elantan* can interact with blood pressure medication, calcium channel blockers, and beta-blockers.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Generic for Elantan*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Elantan* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Elantan* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Generic for Elantan* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Elantan* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Elantan* can cause side effects such as headache, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, dry mouth, blurred vision, constipation, diarrhea, and muscle pain. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Elantan*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Elantan*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Elantan* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Elantan*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Elantan*?
How will Generic for Elantan* work in my body?
How should Generic for Elantan* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Elantan* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Generic for Elantan* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.