11 May 2009

ELANTAN (Isosorbide mononitrate - angina) - United Kingdom

ELANTAN Description, Presentation and Dosage

ELANTAN Description

ELANTAN Drug Class Description

Nitrates.

ELANTAN Drug Description

White scored tablets marked E10, E20 or E40.

ELANTAN Generic Name

Isosorbide mononitrate - angina

ELANTAN Presentation

ELANTAN Presentation

Tablets, isosorbide mononitrate 10 mg , 20 mg , 40 mg .

ELANTAN Manufacturer

Schwarz

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ELANTAN Dosage

ELANTAN Adult Dosage

Initially, 10 mg twice daily.

Maintenance, usually 40-80 mg daily in two or three divided doses after meals; maximum 120mg daily.

ELANTAN Precautions, Reactions and Contraindications

ELANTAN Special Precautions

ELANTAN Special Precautions

Use with caution in hypothyroidism, hypothermia, malnutrition, severe liver or renal disease. Pregnacy and lactation.

ELANTAN Adverse Reactions

ELANTAN Adverse Reactions

Headache, flushes, dizziness.

ELANTAN Contraindications

ELANTAN Contraindications

Known sensitivity to nitrates. Acute myocardial infarction with low filling pressure, acute circulatory failure (shock, vascular collapse), or very low blood pressure. Avoid in patients with marked anaemia, head trauma, cerebral haemorrhage, severe hypotension, hypovolaemia.

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