|Abbott Healthcare, India
|Price Per Pill or Unit
|US$ 9.0025%US$ 12.00
Sorbitrate 10 mg prevents chest pain (angina) in patients with a certain heart conditions, including coronary artery disease. It contains the active ingredient Isosorbide dinitrate, which belongs to a class of drugs known as nitrates that causes the widening of blood vessels so that blood can flow more easily to the heart. This medicine will not relieve chest pain once it occurs. This medicine should not be used before physical activities to prevent chest pain. Other medicines may be required in these conditions. Speak to the doctor for more information.
Before taking Sorbitrate 10 mg, tell your doctor if you are allergic to it or similar drugs or have any other allergies. This medicine may cause inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your doctor for more details. This medication should not be used if you have certain medical conditions. Before using this medicine, talk to your doctor if you have had recent head surgery.
Before you take Isosorbide dinitrate, tell your doctor of your medical history, especially of anemia, dehydration, low blood pressure, and other heart problems.
Sorbitrate may make you dizzy. Alcohol or marijuana may make you dizzier. Avoid driving, using machinery, or doing things that need alertness until you can do it safely.
Before having surgery, let your doctor know that you are using this medicine. Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of this medicine, especially dizziness and lightheadedness, which could increase the risks of falls.
Headache, nausea, dizziness, lightheadedness, and flushing may occur. If any of these side effects worsen or persist, tell your doctor immediately. Headache is often a sign that this medicine is working. Your doctor may recommend treating headaches with an over-the-counter pain reliever (such as aspirin or acetaminophen). Talk to your doctor immediately if the headaches continue to become severe. To reduce lightheadedness, get up slowly from a sitting or a lying position.
A very serious allergic reaction to Sorbitrate is rare. However, seek immediate medical help if you notice any of the following symptoms of a serious allergic reaction:
— Swelling of the face/throat/tongue
— Severe dizziness
— Trouble breathing
This is not the complete risk of side effects. Contact your doctor if you notice other side effects not listed in this information guide.
Take Sorbitrate orally, usually 2 to 3 times daily or as directed by your doctor. It is important to take this medicine at the same time each day. Do not change the dosing regimen unless directed by your doctor. Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from the medication. Do not discontinue treatment without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when the drug is suddenly stopped. The dose may need to be gradually increased. Sometimes, when Sorbitrate is used for a long time, it may not work well and may require different dosing. Tell your doctor if this medicine stops working well or you have worsening chest pain.