Sorbitrate 5 Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Sorbitrate Tablet

Sorbitrate 5 Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).

Sorbitrate Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Lightheadedness

How to use Sorbitrate 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. Sorbitrate 5 Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Sorbitrate Tablet works

Sorbitrate 5 Tablet is a nitrate. It works by relaxing the blood vessels which decreases the oxygen demand of the heart and reduces its workload. It thus prevents/treats attacks of angina (chest pain).

Sorbitrate Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Sorbitrate 5 Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Sorbitrate 5 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.
Lactation
Sorbitrate 5 Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Sorbitrate 5 Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Sorbitrate 5 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sorbitrate 5 Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Liver
Sorbitrate 5 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sorbitrate 5 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Sorbitrate Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Sorbitrate 5 Tablet, 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Sorbitrate 5 Tablet for the prevention and treatment of heart-related chest pain (Angina).
  • Do not swallow, suck or chew the tablet. Place it under the tongue and allow it to dissolve slowly.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Sorbitrate 5 Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Sorbitrate 5 Tablet as it may cause increased dizziness.
  • It may cause headaches but usually goes away after a few days of continued treatment. Inform your doctor if it persists.
  • You may develop tolerance to Sorbitrate 5 Tablet with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sorbitrate with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Edafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Udzire
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Suvida Force, Tadagra, Tadafun
LIFE-THREATENING
Brand(s): Atroped, Atronir, Mydrat-J
MODERATE
Brand(s): Cholipan, Hyozen, Buscotag
MODERATE
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Cevadil, Cyclospasmol
MODERATE
Brand(s): Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide
MODERATE
Brand(s): Celparin, Oparin, V Parin
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Sorbitrate

Should ecosprin75 mg or sorbetrait or both medicines be taken at the time of heart attack before reaching the hospital to a diabetic patient
Dr. Saurabh Arora
Heart Specialist
Yes disprin full should be taken along with sorbitrate
My father is a known case of IHD with ECG showing 1?AV Block. He is totally bedridden. He is on Clopivas AP 75 0-1-0 Imdur 30 1-0-0 Sorbitrate 5 sos He also has had TIA some 5-6 years ago. He is in depression since last 3 yrs due to sudden death of my mother. For which he is taking Alzil 10 1-0-0 Restyl 0.25 0-0-1 Lopez 1mg 0-0-1 Q mind 25 0-0-1 Since last 4-5 days he gets chest pain which does not subside even with Sorbitrate. I have tried giving antacids too but hardly any relief. Pain remains for around 4-5 and then slowly subsides. Please advise. Thanks for helping.
Dr. Nabajit Talukdar
Heart Specialist
Add ranozex500 mg twice daily
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FAQs

Q. What is Sorbitrate and what is it used for?
Sorbitrate is used to prevent and treat angina pectoris and as an adjunctive treatment in severe acute or chronic congestive cardiac failure.
Q. How does Sorbitrate work?
Sorbitrate 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 Sorbitrate lower heart rate?
No, Sorbitrate is not known to lower heart rate.

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Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 17th Aug 2018.
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