buy medicine online indiamedicine onlineloading...

    Isosorbide Dinitrate

    Information about Isosorbide Dinitrate

    Isosorbide dinitrate uses

    Isosorbide Dinitrate is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).

    How isosorbide dinitrate works

    Isosorbide Dinitrate 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).

    Common side effects of isosorbide dinitrate

    Headache, Lightheadedness
    Content Details
    Last updated on:
    09 Jan 2019 | 04:16 PM (IST)
    editorial-image
    Want to know more?
    Read Our Editorial Policy

    Available Medicine for Isosorbide Dinitrate

    • ₹38 to ₹106
      Abbott
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹7 to ₹11
      Ipca Laboratories Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹163
      Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹11 to ₹99
      Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
      3 variant(s)
    • ₹5 to ₹7
      Stadmed Pvt Ltd
      2 variant(s)
    • ₹10
      Aarux Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
      1 variant(s)
    • ₹21
      East West Pharma
      1 variant(s)

    Expert advice for Isosorbide Dinitrate

    • You have been prescribed Isosorbide Dinitrate for the prevention and treatment of heart-related chest pain (Angina).
    • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
    • Isosorbide Dinitrate 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 Isosorbide Dinitrate 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 Isosorbide Dinitrate with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.

    Frequently asked questions for Isosorbide Dinitrate

    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.

    Content on this page was last updated on 09 January, 2019, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)