WHAT IS ISORDIL 5MG?
ISORDIL 5MG contains Isosorbide Dinitrate which belongs to vasodilators
It works by relaxing the blood vessels of the heart, reducing the strain on the heart making it easier to pump blood
WHAT ISORDIL 5MG IS USED FOR?
ISORDIL 5MG is used to
Relieve the pain and frequency of angina attacks
Control certain types of heart failure
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken following medicines,
Noradrenaline (norepinephrine) to treat high blood pressure or heart attack
Acetylcholine used in some operations
Medicines to treat high blood pressure such as calcium channel blockers (e.g. nifedipine)
Tricyclic antidepressants (e.g. amitriptyline)
Phenothiazines (e.g. chlorpromazine) to treat mental illness
Histamine to treat allergies
Sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil, used to treat male erection dysfunction
DIRECTIONS & FOR USE:
Always take ISORDIL 5MG exactly as your doctor has told you
Swallow the tablets whole with a glass of water
Angina: 30-120mg daily in divided doses
Heart failure: 40-160mg daily in divided doses
The maximum daily dose is 240mg in divided doses
If you take more ISORDIL 5MG
If you take more ISORDIL 5MG, contact your nearest hospital casualty department or tell your doctor immediately
If you forget to take ISORDIL 5MG
Do not take a double dose to make up for a forgotten dose. If you forget to take a dose take it as soon as you remember it and then take the next dose at the right time
If you stop taking ISORDIL 5MG
Do not stop using ISORDIL 5MG without consulting your doctor
Keep out of the reach of children
Store at room temperature (15-25°C)
Do not use ISORDIL 5MG after the expiry date
Isordil 5 Sublingual tablet must be taken in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Place the tablet under the tongue or between the cheek and gum, and let it dissolve. It is usually taken as needed, either 5 to 10 minutes before physical activities or at the first sign of angina. 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.
You can develop tolerance to this medicine over time, which means that the same dose becomes less effective. You have to stick to a really specific dosing schedule to prevent this from happening.
most common side effects
USES OF ISORDIL SUBLINGUAL TABLET
- Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
BENEFITS OF ISORDIL SUBLINGUAL TABLET
In Prevention of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
SIDE EFFECTS OF ISORDIL SUBLINGUAL TABLET
Common side effects of Isordil
HOW TO USE ISORDIL SUBLINGUAL TABLET
HOW ISORDIL SUBLINGUAL TABLET WORKS
However, inform your doctor if you have an underlying kidney disease.
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