Isordil (Isosorbide Dinitrate)
Isordil is used for treating and preventing angina caused by coronary heart disease. This medicine should be used before physical activities (exercise, sexual activity). The class of medicines: nitrates. Promotes relaxation and dilation of blood vessels.
MODE OF APPLICATION
The usual dose of isordil ranges from 5 to 20 mg, 2-3 times a day. With supportive therapy the recommended dose of 10 to 40 mg, 2-3 times a day. In some cases, allowed the appointment of higher doses, depending on the patient's condition and treatment options. To reduce the resistance of the interval between doses daily should be at least 14 hours. The optimal interval depends on the individual patient, dose and treatment regimen. You should take this medicine when you are sitting. Isordil given orally, with a little water, not mixed with food. Resolves drug under the tongue, without chewing. Isordil is taken on an empty stomach, at least 30 minutes before or 2 hours after meals.
The medicine must be taken regularly. It is forbidden to take medication more often than is necessary in large doses or over a longer time than prescribed. Contraindicated suddenly stop taking the medication. This can lead to a worsening of the patient. Before stopping this medicine you should consult a doctor.
If you missed dose once try to take medicine, as soon as possible. If missed dose is almost identical with the time of the next dose, that medications can be missed. Contraindicated take double or extra doses.
With an overdose of the medicine should immediately call your doctor.
The medicine should be stored at room temperature about 25 ° C (77 ° F), protected from moisture and light, out of reach of children. The drug is released in light-resistant, waterproof containers. Do not use it after expiry date.
Even small doses may cause severe isordila hypotension, especially in the upright position. Patients with hypertension should take this medicine with caution. Hypotension is causeded by izordil may be accompanied by paradoxical bradycardia and increased angina pectoris. When a drug is necessary to consider whether the patient\'s earlier heart attacks or heart failure, an unusual or allergic reaction to isosorbide dinitrate, nitrates, or other medicines, foods, dyes, and preservatives, as well as pregnant or trying to get pregnant patients and nourishing.
Isordil is contraindicated to the patients that have allergy to isosorbide dinitrate, or any of its components.