Sorbitrate 10 (Isosorbide Dinitrate)
What is Sorbitrate 10 (Isosorbide Dinitrate) used for?
Sorbitrate 10 (Isosorbide Dinitrate) is given to patients with coronary artery disease, to prevent the occurrence of angina. It is used to prevent angina, and will not relieve chest pain that has already started. The active ingredient in this drug belongs to a class of medications called nitrates, which work by widening and relaxing the blood vessels, thereby allowing blood to flow more easily to the heart. This drug may sometimes be given together with other drugs to treat congestive heart failure.
How should I use Sorbitrate 10 (Isosorbide Dinitrate)?
Sorbitrate 10 (Isosorbide Dinitrate) tablets are normally taken 2 to 3 times per day. Take this medication at regular intervals, and never take more than the prescribed amount. Do not suddenly stop taking this drug. This may cause chest pain to occur again. Some patients may develop a tolerance to this drug after they have been taking it for a long time. Consult your physician if notice more frequent angina attacks.
What are the side effects of Sorbitrate 10 (Isosorbide Dinitrate)?
Sorbitrate 10 (Isosorbide Dinitrate) may cause dizziness, weakness or a tingling sensation under the skin. Consult your physician immediately if you notice:
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Sorbitrate 10 (Isosorbide Dinitrate). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.