Isolazine Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Isolazine Tablet


Uses of Isosorbide Dinitrate

Isosorbide Dinitrate is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina) and heart failure.

Side effects of Isosorbide Dinitrate


Headache, Flushing of face, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).


How to use Isosorbide Dinitrate

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Isolazine Tablet works

Isosorbide dinitrate is in a group of drugs called nitrates. It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.

Uses of Hydralazine

Hydralazine is used in the treatment of hypertension
It is also used in combination with long-acting nitrates in heart failure.

Side effects of Hydralazine


Headache, Loss of appetite, Nausea, Vomiting, Diarrhoea, Palpitations, Increased heart rate, Angina pectoris.


How to use Hydralazine

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it.

How Isolazine Tablet works

Hydralazine works by relaxing blood vessel which lowers blood pressure and allows more blood and oxygen to reach the heart and other organs.

In Depth Information on Isolazine Tablet

Expert advice for Isosorbide Dinitrate

Take isosorbide dinitrate on an empty stomach with a full glass of water. Do not take isosorbide dinitrate if:
  • You are allergic to isosorbide dinitrate, other nitrates or any of the other ingredients.
  • You suffer from anemia (reduction in red blood cells).
  • You have had a heart attack (myocardial infarction).
  • You have had a brain hemorrhage (bleeding) or  a head injury (trauma).
  • You have a low blood volume (hypovolemia) or very low blood pressure.
  • You take sildenafil (“Viagra”) avanafil, riociguat, tadalafil, or vardenafil or any other phosphodiesterase inhibitor.
Check with your doctor before taking isosorbide dinitrate if:
  • You have hypothyroidism (an underactive thyroid gland which can cause tiredness or weight gain).
  • You are malnourished (severely underfed).
  • You have liver or kidney disease.
  • You have been diagnosed with any of the severe heart disease.
  • You are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
You must not stop taking isosorbide dinitrate to take sildenafil as this will increase your chances of having an angina attack.Do not drink alcohol.Do not drive or operate machinery.Isosorbide dinitrate should not be used to stop an attack of angina; it is intended only for prevention of an attack.

Expert advice for Hydralazine

  • Inform your doctor if you have had a heart attack, have sensation of pressure, squeezing or pain due to insufficient blood supply to the muscles of the heart (angina pectoris) or suffered from paralysis of one or more parts of the body due to insufficient blood supply to the brain (stroke), or have liver or kidney disease.
  • Precaution should be taken if you have been told you are a slow acetylator (persons with reduced ability to metabolize drugs so that hydralazine accumulates in blood).
  • Caution has to be taken before operating an automobile or machinery or engaging in activities requiring mental alertness and coordination as hydralazine can cause dizziness and unusual tiredness.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
Special precautions for Isolazine Tablet
Isolazine Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increa
sed heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Isolazine Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Isolazine Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.

As Isolazine Tablet may cause headaches or lead to difficulty in concentration and this may affect your ability to drive.
Isolazine Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Isolazine Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Regular monitoring of blood pressure is recommended for better dose adjustment.
Isolazine Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with li
ver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Isolazine Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Isolazine Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Isosorbide Dinitrate

Q. What is Isosorbide Dinitrate and what is it used for?
Isosorbide Dinitrate is used to prevent and treat angina pectoris and as an adjunctive treatment in severe acute or chronic congestive cardiac failure.
Q. How does Isosorbide Dinitrate work?
Isosorbide Dinitrate belongs to a group of medicines called organic nitrates and it works by widening the blood vessels in your heart to allow an increased amount of blood flow to areas which need it.
Q. Does Isosorbide Dinitrate lower heart rate?
No, Isosorbide Dinitrate is not known to lower heart rate.

Frequently asked questions for Hydralazine

Q. What is Hydralazine?
Hydralazine belongs to a drug class called as vasodilators. It acts by relaxing the blood vessels, thereby relieving high blood pressure and/or improving the blood flow in narrowed blood vessel
Q. What is Hydralazine used for?
Hydralazine is used in the treatment of moderate to severe hypertension (high blood pressure), hypertensive crisis and moderate to severe congestive heart failure (failure of heart, resulting in fluid buildup in the lungs other body tissue or both).

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