Monocinque - medication with vasodilating action.  Monocinque

Pharmacological action

Monocinque dilates blood vessels, reduces the need for oxygen in the heart muscle, reduces preload and afterload on the heart.

Under the influence of the drug is a redistribution of coronary blood flow, reduces the volume of incoming blood to the right atrium, reduced pressure in the "small" circle of blood.

There are positive reviews of Monocinque administered by patients with ischemia and angina - they note that their physical endurance significantly improved.

The active substance Monocinque administered - isosorbide mononitrate.

Product form

Monocinque available in capsules and tablets.

Analogs Monocinque administered: Mono Mac Monosan, Monolong, Monizol, Pektrol.

Indications Monocinque administered

Prescribed medication for the treatment of chronic heart failure, prevention and treatment of angina pectoris, for rehabilitation after a heart attack.

Instructions Monocinque administered: how to use

The drug is prescribed to take Monocinque administered after a meal of 20-40 mg 2 times a day.

Dose adjustment is required in patients who have not previously received treatment with nitrates or are prone to frequent lowering of pressure: the first three days of therapy in such patients administered 20 mg of the drug. Subsequently, depending on the response of the patient, the dosage may be increased.

Tablets and capsules should not be chewed.  Monosan - similar Monocinque administered

side effects

Judging by the reviews, Monocinque administered can cause headache, tachycardia, reddening of the skin on the face, the sensation of heat, reduced pressure, collapse, nausea, blurred vision, vomiting, increased stenokardicheskie attacks, ischemia of the brain, skin rash.

In overdose felt headache and dizziness, cramps appear, nausea, diarrhea, dyspnea, bradycardia, red skin, quickens the heartbeat, disturbed vision, increased intracranial pressure, paralysis begins, the patient may fall into a coma. To eliminate the effects of poisoning washed stomach, in some cases, ascorbic acid is administered, methylthioninium chloride solution, conduct oxygen therapy, hemodialysis, blood transfusions.

Analogs Monocinque administered can cause the same side effects.

Contraindications Monocinque administered

Monocinque should not be prescribed to children under 18 years of age, pregnant women, nursing women, acute myocardial, severe circulatory disorders, hemorrhagic stroke, angle-closure glaucoma, hypersensitivity to nitrates, recovering from traumatic brain injury.

The instructions Monocinque administered indicated that he was not used to stop stenokardicheskie attacks.

The antihypertensive effect of isosorbide mononitrate is enhanced when combined with drugs, lowers blood pressure with vasodilator drugs, antipsychotics, tricyclic antidepressants, beta-blockers, ethanol, sildenafil.

The patient at the beginning of treatment should be warned that the drug lowers your concentration, affect the ability to drive vehicles, complex mechanisms.