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Suggest an effective alternative to Isosorbide mononitrate

I have arryhtmias and my doctor in Philippines prescribed me amiodaron,Isoptin and Isosorbide -5- Mononitrate. I run out of Isosorbide for almost a monthI did not buy.When I stopped taking Isosorbide, mg blood pressure became high? What medicine can I substitute with it that I can buy over the counter? Thank you ad God Bless!
Sat, 10 Feb 2018
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u can take metoprolol start from 12.5 mg once a day in the morning and can increase weekly upto 50 mg if BP is not controlled with 12.5 mg
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