SORBITRATE 10 mg 50 Tablet

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Prescription status:

Prescription required

  

Manufacturer Name: Abbott Healthcare Pvt Ltd

 

Drug classification: Vasodilator

 

What is this used for:

 

  • For the prevention of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease.

 

When to not take this medicine:

 

  • Known hypersensitivity to isosorbide dinitrate or mononitrate
  • Acute circulatory failure
  • Angina caused by hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
  • Very low blood pressure or low filling pressure
  • Should be avoided in patients with hemorrhage
  • Severe anemia
  • Cardiac tamponade

 

How should i take the medicine:

 

Take this medicine with an adequate amount of water as directed by the physician. Do not take this medicine in small or larger amounts than recommended.

 

How this medicine works:

This medicine works by causing smooth muscle relaxation and it results in vasodilation.

 

Side effects

  • Headache (Common)
  • Dizziness (Rare)
  • Bluish-colored lips, fingernails, or palms (Rare)
  • Dark urine (Rare)
  • Difficulty with breathing (Rare)
  • Pale skin (Rare)
  • Rapid heart rate (Rare)
  • Sore throat (Rare)
  • Unusual bleeding or bruising (Rare)
  • Unusual tiredness or weakness (Rare)
  • Arm, back, or jaw pain (Unknown)
  • Blurred vision (Unknown)
  • Chest pain or discomfort (Unknown)
  • Confusion (Unknown)

 

Pregnancy warning: category C

 

Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.

 

Lactation warning:

 

Use of this medicine is not recommended for lactating and breastfeeding mothers unless absolutely necessary. Inform your doctor about the use of this medicine. All the risks and benefits should be discussed with the doctor before taking this medicine.

 

Renal dose adjustments:

 

Care must be taken for individuals with kidney disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative on the basis of creatinine clearance values.

 

Hepatic dose adjustments:

 

Care must be taken for individuals with liver disease while taking this medicine. Please discuss appropriate dose adjustments with your doctor. Your doctor may also prescribe a suitable alternative.

 

Drug interactions:

 

  • Sildenafil-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may cause blood pressure to fall excessively, which can lead to cardiovascular collapse. The risk of other side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, headache, flushing, heart palpitations, and priapism may also increase. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • tadalafil-Major

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may cause blood pressure to fall excessively, which can lead to cardiovascular collapse. The risk of other side effects such as dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, headache, flushing, heart palpitations, and priapism may also increase. Inform your doctor on priority. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Captopril-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may cause blood pressure to fall excessively,This can cause a throbbing headache, difficult or slow breathing, dizziness, fainting, and an irregular heartbeat. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Quinapril-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may cause blood pressure to fall excessively,This can cause a throbbing headache, difficult or slow breathing, dizziness, fainting, and an irregular heartbeat. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

  • Lisinopril-Moderate

Inform your doctor about the use of either medicine. When these medicines are taken together may cause blood pressure to fall excessively,This can cause a throbbing headache, difficult or slow breathing, dizziness, fainting, and an irregular heartbeat. Appropriate dose adjustments or suitable alternatives may be considered based on your condition.

 

Alcohol interactions:

 

Consumption of alcohol is not recommended while receiving/taking this medicine as it may cause interactions and lead to serious adverse effects and may worsen the health condition.

 

Food interactions:

 

N/A.

 

Expert Advice:

 

  1. This medicine may be taken with or without food. Your doctor will decide the best time to take this medicine.
  2. This medicine is not recommended in patients with Acute circulatory failure, Angina caused by hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy,very low blood pressure or low filling pressure
  3. Report to doctor immediately if you experience any unusual side effects like  Blurred vision, Chest pain or discomfort, Confusion 

 

 

Missed dose instructions:

 

Take this medicine as soon as you remember. However if it is almost the for your next dose skip the dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double dose to make up for the missed dose.

 

Over dose Instructions:

 

Seek emergency treatment or contact your physician in case if you experience any unusual signs and symptoms during the treatment with this medicine.

 

Storage Instructions:

Store the medicine in a cool and dry place also away from moisture. Keep the medicine away from the reach of the children.


References:


  1. Dailymed.nlm.nih.gov. 2020. Dailymed - ISOSORBIDE DINITRATE Tablet. [online] Available at: <https://dailymed.nlm.nih.gov/dailymed/drugInfo.cfm?setid=5b0db8af-bcf9-458f-b752-420130cba428> [Accessed 10 November 2020].
  2. Go.drugbank.com. 2020. Isosorbide Dinitrate | Drugbank Online. [online] Available at: <https://go.drugbank.com/drugs/DB00883> [Accessed 10 November 2020].



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Caution

Keep away from direct sunlight

Store in a dry place

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