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What is Ismo?

Ismo is a trade name for isosorbide mononitrate, a vasodilator used to treat angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease as a prophylactic treatment. It is not sufficiently fast acting to stop an acute episode of angina. It has also been used as a cervical dilator to speed delivery in obstetric hospitals

ismoHow does Ismo work?

Like all nitrates, Ismo works by dilating blood vessels to reduce the workload on the heart.

What does Ismo look like?

Ismo is supplied as a round orange pill with a strength of 20 mg and imprinted with “Ismo 20 W”. Continue reading Ismo – angina pectoris treatment drug