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(isosorbide mononitrate, USP) Tablets
Monoket®, an organic nitrate, is a vasodilator with effects on both arteries and veins. The empirical formula is C6H9NO6 and the molecular weight is 191.14. The chemical name for Monoket® is 1,4:3,6-Dianhydro-D-glucitol 5-nitrate and the compound has the following structural formula:
Monoket®, is available in 10 mg and 20 mg tablets. Each tablet also contains as inactive ingredients: lactose, talc, colloidal silicon dioxide, starch, microcrystalline cellulose and aluminum stearate.
Last reviewed on RxList: 1/30/2017
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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