The purpose of inosinate is not very well known. This is mainly because it is only used for food related purposes. It is used as an additive in salty food products. These include potato chips, crackers and other spicy products as well. There are a number of side effects of this additive. First of all, it can result in increased blood pressure as it contains a high count of salt. If you are a high blood pressure patient, you should avoid the products containing this substance.