Medicine Overview of Isordil Tablet
Side effects of Isordil Tablet
Headache, Flushing of face, Dizziness, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use Isordil Tablet
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. It is better to take Isordil 5mg Tablet empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
How Isordil Tablet works
Isordil 5mg tablet 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.
In Depth Information on Isordil Tablet
Expert advice for Isordil Tablet
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.
- 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.
Special precautions for Isordil 5mg Tablet
Isordil 5mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, incr+more
eased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Isordil 5mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Isordil 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation.+more
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Isordil 5mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Isordil 5mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Isordil 5mg Tablet is recommended.+more
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease....
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Isordil 5mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with+more
liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Isordil 5mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tazzle 10mg Tablet, Pah 20mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, ED Save 20mg Disintegrating Strip
If you miss a dose of Isosorbide Dinitrate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Isordil 5mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Isosorbide Dinitrate
Isordil is used to prevent and treat angina pectoris and as an adjunctive treatment in severe acute or chronic congestive cardiac failure.
Isordil 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.
No, Isordil is not known to lower heart rate.
User Submitted Feedback For Isordil 5mg Tablet
Patients taking Isordil 5mg Tablet
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What are you using this medicine for?
Chest pain (Angina)
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