Compare Hydralazine vs. Imdur

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Relieves chest pain.

Isosorbide mononitrate is good for chest pain, but you have to be able to stick to your dosing schedule or it won't work as well.

2.9/ 5 average rating with 34 reviewsforImdur
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  • Prevents heart-related chest pain (angina) from the narrowing of heart blood vessels (coronary artery disease).
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  • You can develop tolerance to this medicine over time, which means that the same dose becomes less effective. You have to stick to a really specific dosing schedule to prevent this from happening.
  • Headaches are normal with this medicine and they go away as your body gets used to it, but they can be severe or not tolerable for some people.
Used for
  • Essential hypertension
  • Congestive heart failure Gestational hypertension Mitral and aortic incompetence Pulmonary hypertension
Dosage forms
  • Pill
  • Pill
  • Extended release
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Side effects
The Hydralazine FDA package insert doesn’t have numbers about how common side effects are.
2possible side effects
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
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Risks and risk factors
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  • Low blood pressure
    • Concurrent use of erectile dysfunction medicine
    • Age 65 years or older
    • Alcohol use
  • Tolerance
    • Long term use
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