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Ismo 20mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

Ismo 20mg Strip Of 30 Tablets

30 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Ismo 20 MG Description

Ismo 20 tablet is an anti-anginal medicine. It contains isosorbide mononitrate as the active ingredient. Ismo 20 tablet prevents heart-related chest pain (angina pectoris). Angina occurs when there i

s a reduced blood supply to the heart. Symptoms may include a tight pain in the chest, radiating towards the neck or arm area. Ismo 20 tablet works by widening the blood vessels and increasing the blood flow to the heart. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration recommended by your doctor. Do not take more than the prescribed dose. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Before starting Ismo 20 tablet, inform your doctor if you are pregnant, planning on becoming pregnant, breastfeeding, and about your complete medical history. This medicine is not recommended for children and adolescents under 18.


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ContainsIsosorbide Mononitrate(20.0 Mg)
UsesHeart-related chest pain (angina)
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, tiredness, sleepiness
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Uses of Ismo 20 MG

Ismo 20 tablet is used for the prevention of angina attacks in adults.

Contraindications of Ismo 20 MG

  • If you are allergic to isosorbide mononitrate or any ingredients of Ismo 20 tablet.
  • If you have disorders of the heart muscles or any problems with the proper working of the heart.
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  • If you have low blood pressure or reduced blood flow to the brain.
  • If you have a low number of red blood cells (anaemia).
  • If you had a heart attack, head injury (trauma), or brain haemorrhage (bleeding in the brain) .
  • If you have a low blood volume.
  • If you have poor blood circulation around your body.
  • If you have increased pressure in your eyes called glaucoma

Side effects of Ismo 20 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Lack of energy
  • Low blood pressure
  • Sleepiness

Precautions and Warnings of Ismo 20 MG



Can I take Ismo 20 tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information available on the effect of Ismo 20 tablet during pregnancy. Hence, it is preferable not to use this medicine in pregnant women.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ismo 20 tablet while breastfeeding?
Ismo 20 tablet may pass into human breast milk. Hence, breastfeeding should be discontinued during treatment with this medicine.


Can I drive if I have consumed Ismo 20 tablet?
Ismo 20 tablet can cause low blood pressure that can lead to dizziness, tiredness, or blurred vision. If you experience any such effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is advised to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Ismo 20 tablet?
Alcohol should not be consumed with Ismo 20 tablet as it can lead to a significant drop in blood pressure and cause effects like dizziness, tiredness, headache, or blurred vision.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have low blood pressure or conditions that can lead to reduced blood pressure such as shock, thyroid disorder, anaemia, or increased pressure inside the brain.
  • You are more susceptible to fainting upon reduced blood flow.
  • Your thyroid gland is not working properly and producing fewer thyroid hormones.
  • You are weak and malnourished.
  • You have kidney or liver disorders.
  • You have very low body temperature or poor blood circulation.

Mode of Action of Ismo 20 MG

How Does It Work?

Ismo 20 tablet contains isosorbide mononitrate which releases a chemical called nitric oxide in the body. This chemical relaxes the blood vessels and improves the blood and oxygen supply to the heart....
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Directions for Use of Ismo 20 MG

  • Ismo 20 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by the doctor.
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water.
  • Do not take more than the prescribed dose.

Interactions of Ismo 20 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way how Ismo 20 tablet works or this medicine itself might affect the working of other medicines.
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  • Concomitant use of medicines used for erectile dysfunction such as sildenafil, alprostadil with Ismo 20 tablet can increase the widening of blood vessels and significantly lower blood pressure.
  • Medicines used to lower blood pressure such as beta-blockers (atenolol, propranolol), calcium channel blockers (nifedipine, diltiazem), vasodilators (glyceryl trinitrate, methyldopa), angiotensin rece...
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  • Certain medicines used for the treatment of mood disorders, psychosis, and migraine should be used cautiously and the patient should be watched for the symptoms of low blood pressure.

Storage and disposal of Ismo 20 MG

  • Store Ismo 20 tablet below 30°C in its original container.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Ismo 20 MG


  • Taking too much of Ismo 20 tablet may lead to very low blood pressure and can make you feel sick, dizzy, and faint.
  • If you happen to take too much of this medicine, contact your doctor or reach out to the nearby hospital immediately.

Missed a Dose

  • If you have missed taking Ismo 20 tablet, take it as soon as you remember.
  • However, if it is nearly time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule.
  • Do not take a double dose of this medicine to compensate for the missed dose.

Content Details


Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Ismo 20 tablet be cut in half?

A: You should follow your doctor's instructions and take this medicine exactly as recommended. Do not break this medicine in two halves unless told by your doctor. Swallow it with a glass of water.

Q: What is the composition of Ismo 20 tablet?

A: Ismo 20 tablet contains isosorbide mononitrate as its active ingredient.

Q: How does Ismo 20 tablet work?

A: Ismo 20 tablet contains isosorbide mononitrate which releases a chemical called nitric oxide in the body. This chemical relaxes the blood vessels and improves the blood and oxygen supply to the heart. It also reduces the load on the heart and makes it work efficiently.

Q: What is Ismo 20 used for?

A: Ismo 20 tablet is used for the prevention of angina attacks (heart-related chest pain due to reduced blood flow to the heart) in adults.

Q: When to take Ismo 20?

A: Ismo 20 tablet should be taken exactly as recommended by your doctor. It should preferably be taken after meals. However, it is recommended to take this medicine at the same time every day for optimal benefits. Do not take more than the prescribed dose.

Q: Can I take Ismo 20 with other medicines?

A: Your doctor will recommend if you can take Ismo 20 tablet with other medicines. You should always inform your doctor about all other medicines, supplements, or herbals that you are currently taking to avoid any possible interaction. Do not take this medicine on your own without informing your doctor.

Q: Can I stop Ismo 20 on my own?

A: No, you should never stop taking Ismo 20 tablet without consulting a doctor, even if you start feeling better. You must take it for as long as the doctor recommends. Your doctor will gradually reduce this medicine's dosage and frequency based on your signs and symptoms.
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