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Ismo Retard 40mg Strip Of 7 Tablets

Ismo Retard 40mg Strip Of 7 Tablets

7 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Ismo Retard 40 MG Description

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

there is a reduced blood supply to the heart. Symptoms may include a tight pain in the chest, radiating towards the neck or arm area. Ismo Retard 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 Retard 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 years of age.


Product Summary

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ContainsIsosorbide Mononitrate(40.0 Mg)
UsesHeart-related chest pain (angina)
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, tiredness, sleepiness
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Uses of Ismo Retard 40 MG

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

Contraindications of Ismo Retard 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to isosorbide mononitrate or any ingredients of Ismo Retard 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 Retard 40 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Ismo Retard 40 MG



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

Breast Feeding

Can I take Ismo Retard tablet while breastfeeding?
Ismo Retard 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 Retard tablet?
Ismo Retard 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 Retard tablet?
Alcohol should not be consumed with Ismo Retard 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 Retard 40 MG

How Does It Work?

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Directions for Use of Ismo Retard 40 MG

  • Ismo Retard 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 Retard 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way how Ismo Retard 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 Retard tablet can increase the widening of blood vessels and significantly lower blood pressure.
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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 Retard 40 MG

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

Dosage of Ismo Retard 40 MG


  • Taking too much of Ismo Retard 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 Retard 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 Retard 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 Retard tablet?

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

Q: How does Ismo Retard tablet work?

A: Ismo Retard 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.
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Last Updated on: 26 Oct 2023 | 07:22 PM (IST)

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