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What are the ingredients of Isosorbide MN?

I am trying to find the ingredients in several prescriptions I am taking. Can you help me? 1) Isosorbide MN 60tab 2)Metoprolol 25 mg 3) torsemide 10 mg 4) benazepril HCL 10mg 5) Carisoprodol 350 mg 6) potassium cl 8 MEQ 7) devastating sodium 40 mg 8) zolpidem tartare 10 mg 9) clonazepam 1 mg 10) nitrostat 0.4mg 11) aspirin 325 mg 12) dexamethasone 25 mg
Thu, 6 Oct 2016
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I would give give some information about the main ingredient of the drug and the main effect .

-Isosorbit MN ( mononitrate) this is in a group of drugs called nitrates , it dilated blood vesels. We use it to preven heart atack .

-Metoprolol - Its a beta blocker , it's a beta1 blocker . There receptors are in the heart when they are activated they cause fast heart rate .We block them to slow the heart rate so we treat chest pain ( angina pectoris) and hypertension( high blood pressure )
- Torsemide - it's a diuretic .Helps to make more urine so you loose salt and water from your body .it helps to reduce edema and for hypertension.

-Benazepril-it's a ACE inhibitor , it works by blocking an enzyme that works to keep water and make constriction of the vessels. By using this drug we block the enzyme , we treat hypertension

-Carisoprodol -a muscle relaxer that works by blocking pain sensation between the nerves and the brain.

-Potassium cl- potassium chloride - It is used to treat low level of potassium .This microelement is very important to relax our cells , especially muscle so it low the vasoconstricton of the vessel and relax heart muscles , in the end we have lower blood pressure . ( treat hypertension ).

-Devastating ;- Check the name of the drug please , or may not be right ( You mean Atorvastatin is used to low the cholesterol level in blood )

-Zolpiden : it's a sedative drug , it affect chemicals in the brain That may be not in balance in people with sleep problem ( we use it in insomia )

-Clonazepan ;it's a benzodiazepine drugs , it is used in imbalanceof chemicals in the brain . For seizure dissorder
-Nitrostat:Nitroglycerine , it last of nitrates drug ( Same as isosorbite) you should use this drug when you have acide chest pain from the heart , sublingual .
-Aspirin: is a salycilat , it is used for pain and alos to prevent heart atack from trombes ( who block the coronary arteries).

-Dexamethasone -Its a corticosteroid drug that preven the release substances in the body that cause inflamation .

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