Generic Name: Januvia
What is Januvia?
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Generic Name: isosorbide dinitrate Dosage Form: Sublingual TabletsIsosorbide dinitrate ISDN is 1,4:3,6-dianhydro-D-glucitol 2,5-dinitrate, an organic nitrate whose structural formula isand whose molecular weight is 236. The organic nitrates are vasodilators, active on both arteries and veins. Isosorbide dinitrate is freely soluble in organic solvents such as acetone, alcohol, and ether, but is only sparingly soluble in water. The inactive ingredients in each tablet are cellulose, lactose, magnesium stearate, and starch.
The principal pharmacological action of isosorbide dinitrate is relaxation of vascular smooth muscle and consequent dilatation of peripheral arteries and veins, especially the latter.
How should I take Januvia?
They work much faster when absorbed through the lining of the mouth. Place the tablet under the tongue and let it dissolve there. Do not eat, drink, smoke, or use chewing tobacco while a tablet is dissolving. The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine.
If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
What should I avoid while taking Januvia?
Isosorbide mononitrate is a nitrate. No pain related info. If pain continues, you can take up to 3 doses, with 5 minutes in between each dose. Call 911 or go to the hospital if you've taken a second dose. Sublingual form works the fastest 1-3 minutes but lasts the shortest in your body 25 minuteswhile the patch form takes the longest to start working 30 minutes but lasts the longest 10-12 hours. Your doctor can help you find the one that's best for you.
Januvia side effects
Seek medical emergency immediately. Store at room temperature, approximately 25 degrees C 77 degrees F. Keep container tightly closed. Throw away any unused amount of Isordil after the expiration date. There may be a risk of a drop in blood pressure causing dizziness or fainting if Isordil is taken with any of the following, which also decrease blood pressure: - alcohol - medicines to treat high blood pressure antihypertensiveseg beta-blockers, ACE inhibitors, alpha-blockers, diuretics, calcium-channel blockers - tricyclic antidepressants, eg amitriptyline - MAOI antidepressants, eg phenelzine - certain antipsychotic medicines - baclofen - sublingual apomorphine Uprima.
Top Special information on Product Most Important Fact about Isordil Isordil may cause severe low blood pressure possibly marked by dizziness or faintingespecially when you stand or sit up quickly.
Isordil precautions if you are pregnant or breastfeeding The safety of Isordil for use during pregnancy has not been established. Isordil is not recommended for use in pregnancy unless considered essential by your doctor.
Common Januvia ide effects may include:
DosingTOP The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients.
Isosorbide dinitrate dilates widens blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through them and easier for the heart to pump.
Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
Tell your prescriber or health care professional if you feel Isordil is no longer having any effect.
When you are taking this medicine, it is especially important that your healthcare professional know if you are taking any of the medicines listed below. The following interactions have been selected on the basis of their potential significance and are not necessarily all-inclusive.
Using this medicine with any of the following medicines is not recommended. Your doctor may decide not to treat you with this medication or change some of the other medicines you take.
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