INTRODUCTIO TO SORBITRATE 10MG
SORBITRATE 10mg Isosorbide Dinitrate belongs to a family of drugs called nitrates. It dilates (widens) blood vessels, paving a clear passage for the blood to flow easily thereby helping the heart to pump blood easier. SORBITRATE 10mg is prescribed mainly to prevent angina attacks (chest pain). However, it will not treat an angina attack that has already begun. This medication may also be prescribed for other conditions not listed here.
Sorbitrate 10 MG Tablet is used in the prevention of angina (chest pain that occurs when you’re heart muscle does not get a sufficient amount of oxygen-rich blood). Angina is caused due to the narrowing of blood vessels that carries blood to you’re heart. This medicine relaxes the blood vessels and also decreases the pressure on you’re heart.
Thus, it allows the blood to flow easily to you’re heart. Sorbitrate 10 MG Tablet shows side effects like headache, flushing (redness of the face or neck), low blood pressure, change in the heartbeat, etc. It may also cause dizziness in some cases. Avoid driving vehicles or operating machines if you feel dizzy after taking this medicine.
Sorbitrate 10 MG Tablet may be taken on an empty stomach. You’re doctor will decide the dose and duration of treatment based on you’re medical condition. Do not stop taking this medicine on you’re own, as you’re symptoms may get worse, especially if you stop taking it suddenly. Sorbitrate 10 MG Tablet may not work well when used for a long time. Hence, consult you’re doctor if you’re symptoms occur more often or become worse.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE
Avoid taking SORBITRATE 10mg if you are taking Sildenafil (Viagra, Revatio, or others). Taking both these medications at the same time can lead to serious, life-threatening side effects. Also avoid Isosorbide Dinitrate if you are allergic to it, isosorbide Dinitrate, or nitroglycerin, or if you have early signs of a heart attack (chest pain or heavy feeling, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, or general ill feeling).
Prior to taking SORBITRATE 10mg, inform you’re doctor if you have congestive heart failure, low blood pressure, or kidney disease. SORBITRATE 10mg can cause severe headaches initially when you start taking it. These headaches may gradually become mild as you continue to take this medicine. Consult you’re doctor if you need a headache medicine. Do not stop taking SORBITRATE 10mg suddenly. Doing so may increase the chance of an angina attack. Use this medicine regularly to prevent an angina attack.
Isosorbide Dinitrate is an FDA pregnancy C drug. SORBITRATE 10mg is not known whether it can harm an unborn baby if taken during pregnancy. Notify you’re doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant while taking this medicine. It is also not known whether Isosorbide Dinitrate can pass into breast milk and harm a nursing baby. It is better to ask you’re doctor if it is safe to take SORBITRATE 10mg if you are breastfeeding.
BEFORE TAKING ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE
Before taking SORBITRATE 10mg (Isordil, Sorbitrate), take care of all precautions mentioned above. Discuss them with you’re doctor and clear all doubts which you may have about this drug.
HOW SHOULD I TAKE ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE?
Take SORBITRATE 10mg (Isordil, Sorbitrate) strictly according to you’re doctor’s direction or according to the instructions on the medication label. Do not alter the dosage unless you’re doctor advises you to do so. Also, do not take this medication after the prescribed period is over. All medications come with a patient leaflet. Refer the instructions in them for detailed information on that particular medication. Always store this medicine in a cool and dry place.
Before taking SORBITRATE 10mg to treat a sudden angina attack, you’re doctor may want you to first use a nitroglycerin sublingual tablet. Always follow you’re doctor’s directions about what medications to take during an attack and the gap to allow between doses.
Drink plenty of fluids while taking SORBITRATE 10mg to avoid dehydration. Watch out for causes of low blood pressure such as diarrhea, vomiting, heavy sweating, dialysis, low salt diet, or taking diuretics.
WHAT IF I MISS A DOSE?
If you miss a dose of SORBITRATE 10mg, take it as soon as you remember. Don?t take the missed dose if the time to take the next dose is almost up. Taking multiple doses near to each other can lead to excess medication in you’re body which can be harmful.
WHAT IF I OVERDOSE?
In case of an overdose of Isosorbide Dinitrate, get emergency medical attention or call the Doctor immediately.
THINGS AND ACTIVITIES TO AVOID WHILE TAKING ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE
SORBITRATE 10mg can impact you’re thinking and reflexes. Be extra careful if you drive or do other activities that require a high degree of mental awareness. SORBITRATE 10mg can make you dizzy. Avoid getting up suddenly from sitting or lying position. Also avoid alcohol.
ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE SIDE EFFECTS
Some side effects of SORBITRATE 10mg are headache, dizziness, light headedness, nausea, and flushing. If any of these conditions persist or deteriorate, or if you experience any serious side effect, stop using SORBITRATE 10mg and contact you’re doctor right away.
The side effects mentioned above are not the only ones that you may experience or witness due to Isosorbide Dinitrate. If you get any serious side effects due to this medication, contact you’re doctor right away.
ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE DOSING INFORMATION
SORBITRATE 10mg dosage may depend on a range of factors like age, sex, drug allergies, or seriousness of the condition among several other factors. You’re dosage will be determined by you’re doctor after examining you properly. Remember to follow you’re doctor’s advice properly for best results.
INTERACTION WITH OTHER DRUGS
Some drugs can interact with SORBITRATE 10mg. These are some of the interacting drugs: blood pressure medicines, dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, Tadalafil, Vardenafil, beta blocker drugs (Atenolol, carvedilol, labetalol, metoprolol, or others), or heart disease medicines. These are not the only drugs that can interact with Isosorbide Dinitrate. There may be others. Let you’re doctor know about every other medicine which you may be using. Never start a new medication without taking proper medical advice.