What is Isosorbide Mononitrate ER?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Isosorbide Mononitrate

Isosorbide mononitrate ER is a long-acting metabolite of the vasodilator isosorbide dinitrate. It is used for the preventative treatment of angina pectoris (chest pain).

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Angina pain 10 4
Support heart health 4 0
Angina pectoris 3 2
Chest pain with exercise 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 3

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Isosorbide Mononitrate ER

Side effect Patients
Lightheadedness 1
Pressure headaches 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Isosorbide Mononitrate ER

Dosage Patients
30 mg daily 6
60 mg daily 1
60 mg twice daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Isosorbide Mononitrate ER

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Isosorbide Mononitrate ER

Duration

Currently taking Isosorbide Mononitrate ER

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 2
2 - 5 years 2
5 - 10 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Isosorbide Mononitrate ER

Duration Patients
6 months - 1 year 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 4
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 1
< $25 0
Not specified 4
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Isosorbide Mononitrate ER.