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Sosodil 10 mg Tablet


Overview

Introduction of Sosodil Tablet

Sosodil 10 mg Tablet is used to prevent chest pain (angina attacks). It will not treat an angina attack that has already begun. This medicine may also be used to control heart failure.

Sosodil 10 mg Tablet should be taken in an empty stomach. It is best taken at the same time every day. Your doctor will decide the dose and the number of times each day you should take them. You should take the medicine as it is prescribed for you and keep taking it, even if you feel well. If you stop taking it suddenly your risk of an angina attack will increase. Lifestyle changes such as diet, exercise, and not smoking may help this drug work better.

The most common side effects of this medicine include headache and lightheadedness. These may disappear once you have got used to the medicine. If you are worried, or the symptoms do not go away, let your doctor know. Some of these can be reduced by taking painkillers, drinking plenty of fluids, and avoiding alcohol. Alcohol may increase some side effects (dizziness, drowsiness, feeling light-headed, or fainting). Medical tests (such as blood pressure) may be required to monitor your progress and check for side effects.

Sosodil Tablet side effects

Common
  • Headache
  • Lightheadedness

How to use Sosodil 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. Sosodil 10 mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.

How Sosodil Tablet works

Sosodil 10 mg 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).

Sosodil Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Consuming alcohol while taking Sosodil 10 mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heart beat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure (Disulfiram reaction).
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Sosodil 10 mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sosodil 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
Driving
SAFE
Sosodil 10 mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sosodil 10 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Sosodil 10 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
Liver
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Sosodil 10 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Sosodil 10 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Sosodil Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Sosodil 10 mg 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Sosodil 10 mg Tablet may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Do not drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Sosodil 10 mg Tablet as it may cause increased dizziness.
  • It may cause headaches which usually go away after a few days of continued treatment. Inform your doctor if it persists.
  • You may develop tolerance to Sosodil 10 mg Tablet with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
  • Stop taking sildenafil or Tadalafil like medication while on treatment with Sosodil 10 mg Tablet as it may cause low blood pressure.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Sosodil 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
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MODERATE
Brand(s): Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide
MODERATE
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MINOR

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FAQs

Q. What is Sosodil and what is it used for?

Sosodil is used to prevent and treat angina pectoris and as an adjunctive treatment in severe acute or chronic congestive cardiac failure.

Q. How does Sosodil work?

Sosodil 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 Sosodil lower heart rate?

No, Sosodil is not known to lower heart rate.

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