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Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's

Manufacturer/Marketer

Intas Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Consume Type

ORAL

In Stock

Prescription Required
Product Details

About Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's

Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's belongs to the class of anti-anginal medication, primarily used to prevent angina attacks (chest pain) and treatment of angina. Angina occurs when the heart does not get a sufficient amount of oxygen.

Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's contains Nitroglycerin, a natural vasodilator that works by expanding blood vessels (veins and arteries). This boosts the blood supply to your heart, allowing more oxygen to reach your heart muscles and reducing chest pain. As a result, it reduces heart workload and prevents attacks of angina.

Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Your dose will depend on your condition and how you respond to Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's. Sometimes, you may experience dry mouth, headache, blurred vision, insomnia, tingling, and prickling sensation. Most of these side effects of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's are temporary, do not require medical attention, and gradually resolve over time. However, if the side effects are persistent, reach out to your doctor.

Consume only if the doctor prescribes you. Never encourage self-medication or suggest your medicine to someone else. You should not take Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's if you are allergic to nitrates or any of its ingredients or are taking medication for hypertension, glaucoma, heart disease, erectile dysfunction, or anaemia. Check with your doctor if you're pregnant, breastfeeding, or taking other prescribed or non-prescribed medicines. Also, please do not stop the Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's abruptly as it may lead to severe side effects. Avoid alcohol consumption as it might lead to very low blood pressure.

Uses of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's

Angina pectoris

Medicinal Benefits

Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's contains Nitroglycerin, a natural vasodilator that works by expanding blood vessels (veins and arteries). This boosts the blood supply to your heart, allowing more oxygen to reach your heart muscles. As a result, it reduces heart workload and prevents angina attacks. The dose of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's may be required to increase after a certain time as Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's develops tolerance after some time. Your doctor might increase your dose depending upon your condition, and please stick to the dosage schedule.

Directions for Use

Tablet/Capsule: Swallow it as a whole with water; do not crush, break or chew it.Sublingual tablet: Place the sublingual tablet under the tongue and let it dissolve. Do not crush, chew or swallow as a whole.Sublingual Spray: Spray it once or twice below your tongue. Do not take more than the doses suggested by the doctor.

Storage

Store in a cool and dry place away from sunlight

Side Effects of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's

  • Headache
  • Vertigo (a major symptom of balance disorder)
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness
  • Heart palpitations (unusual awareness of the heartbeat)
  • Low blood pressure upon rising from a seated position
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Sweating
  • Paleness
  • Fainting
  • Flushing (warm or red condition of your skin)
  • Other skin reactions

In-Depth Precautions and Warning

Drug Warnings

Do not take the Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's if you are allergic to nitrates or any of its ingredients. Inform your doctor about all other OTC medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. If you have a kidney, drink or have ever consumed large amounts of alcohol, have anaemia, or have a heart attack. Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's should be taken cautiously and only if a doctor prescribes you. Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are breastfeeding before starting Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's as a dose adjustment may be required if the benefits outweigh the harm. Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's may cause dizziness, light-headedness, and fainting when you get up too quickly from a lying position, especially when you start taking Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's so please get up gradually.

Drug Interactions

Drug-drug interactions: This medicine may have an interaction with any medicines that are used to treat heart failure, or an irregular heartbeat, anticoagulant medications (warfarin), anti-depressant medications (bupropion), migraine medicines (ergotamine), erectile dysfunction medication (alprostadil, avanafil, sildenafil, tadalafil, vardenafil), blood thinners (aspirin), NSAIDs (naproxen, ibuprofen),  and tricyclic antidepressants (amitriptyline, desipramine, doxepin).

Drug-Food Interactions:  Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's interacts with non-prescription medications, vitamins, nutritional supplements, and herbal products you are taking or plan to take. Also, alcohol consumption and drinks containing caffeine should not be taken along with Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's.

Drug-Disease Interactions: Inform your doctor if you have or have ever had or had myocardial infarction, congestive heart failure, anemia, hemodialysis (a procedure where a dialysis machine and a special filter called an artificial kidney), hypotension, intracranial pressure, pericarditis (inflammation of the pericardium), hypertrophic cardiomyopathy, and glaucoma.

Drug-Drug Interactions Checker List:

  • BUPROPION
  • ALPROSTADIL
  • SILDENAFIL
  • TADALAFIL
  • WARFARIN
  • ASPIRIN
  • NAPROXEN
  • IBUPROFEN
  • Safety Advice

    • Safety Warning

      Alcohol

      caution

      Concomitant use of nitrates and alcohol may cause hypotension. So intake of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's should be avoided with Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's.

    • Safety Warning

      Pregnancy

      caution

      Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's is a pregnancy Category B medicine. It is not known whether Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's will affect pregnant women or fetus or not. Hence, the intake of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's should be avoided if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant as it may harm the baby. Your doctor may give you if the benefits of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's overweigh the risks.

    • Safety Warning

      Breast Feeding

      caution

      Safety of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's is not known in breastfeeding women. So, Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's should not be taken while breastfeeding.

    • Safety Warning

      Driving

      unsafe

      Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's can affect alertness and coordination. So, operating machinery which requires concentration should be avoided.

    • Safety Warning

      Liver

      caution

      Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Liver diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Kidney

      caution

      Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's to be taken with caution, especially if you have a history of Kidney diseases/conditions. The dose may have to be adjusted by your doctor.

    • Safety Warning

      Children

      caution

      Safety of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's is not known in children below the age of 18 years.

    Habit Forming

    No

    Diet & Lifestyle Advise

    • Follow a cholesterol-lowering diet.
    • Consume low salt and a low-fat diet.
    • Exercise regularly. It helps in maintaining proper weight and lowers cholesterol.
    • Limit salt and sugar intake.
    • Avoid smoking and alcohol consumption.
    • Choose healthy fats and cut down on trans-fat.
    • Include omega-3 fatty acids, fibre-rich food, fruits and vegetables.
    • Get active by doing physical activities such as swimming, brisk walking or jogging. Take the stairs instead of elevators/lifts.

    Special Advise

    • The dose of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's may be required to increase after a certain time as Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's develops tolerance after some time. Your doctor might increase your dose depending upon your condition, and please stick to the dosage schedule.

    Other Information (MON0133)

    This item is Not Returnable.

    Expires on or after - Sep-23

    Patients Concern

    Disease/Condition Glossary

    Angina pectoris: It is a kind of chest pain caused due to decreased blood flow to the heart, which means insufficient oxygen supply to the heart muscle. The chest pain is often triggered by emotional stress or physical activity. Angina is a symptom of coronary artery disease. The symptoms of angina include dizziness, shortness of breath, nausea, tiredness, anxiety or excessive sweating. The risk factors for angina include smoking, diabetes, overweight, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, not exercising, or a history of heart disease.

    FAQs

    Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's contains Nitroglycerin, a natural vasodilator that works by expanding blood vessels (veins and arteries). This boosts the blood supply to your heart, allowing more oxygen to reach your heart muscles and reducing chest pain. As a result, it reduces heart workload and prevents attacks of angina.

    If you miss a dose of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's, take the missed dose as soon as you remember it. However, if it’s almost time for the next dose, do not take a double dose to make up for a missed one.

    No, Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's should be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. If you take it in more than the recommended dose, it might cause unpleasant side effects. If you think your symptoms are not improving, please consult your doctor.

    No, you should not take Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's with your erectile dysfunction medication as it might trigger the blood pressure-lowering effect of Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's.

    Do not stop taking Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's without talking to your doctor. If you suddenly stop taking Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's, you may experience confusion, fever, mental state changes, or severe muscle stiffness. Your doctor will probably decrease your dose gradually depending upon your disease condition.

    Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's should be kept in the original glass container and tightly capped after each use to prevent loss of tablet potency. Store Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's tablets at room temperature (between 68° and 77°F).

    Yes, Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's can cause a headache. Please increase fluid intake as it is known to cause headaches when taking Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's. If the problem persists, consult your doctor and do as advised.

    PRODUCT SUBSTITUTES

    Monit GTN 2.6 mg Tablet 60's

    Country Of Origin

    India

    Manufacturer/Marketer address

    Chinubhai Centre, Off. Nehru Bridge, Ashram Road, Ahmedabad - 380009. Gujarat. India.

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