- Isosorbide Dinitrate
- Isosorbide Mononitrate
- Perindopril Erbumine
- Generic drugs are chemically identical to brand-name drugs in terms of active ingredient(s), intended use, quality, dosage, safety, bioavailability and effectiveness.
- Generic drugs are cheaper than brand-name drugs.
What is Generic for Sorbitrate* used for?
Generic for Sorbitrate* (Isosorbide Dinitrate) is used to treat or prevent chest pain (angina). It belongs to a group of drugs called nitrates. By relaxing blood vessels, Isosorbide Dinitrate allows more blood to flow easily to the heart and thus reduces the workload on the heart. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Sorbitrate*?
The dosage of Sorbitrate* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
What if you miss a dose of Sorbitrate*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Sorbitrate* medication in a regular schedule and you have missed a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as you remember. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double the doses unless otherwise directed.
What if you miss a dose of Sorbitrate*
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Sorbitrate*, seek medical attention immediately.
What other drugs could interact with Sorbitrate*?
It may be noted that drugs other than those listed above may also interact with Sorbitrate*.
Usually drug interactions occur when it is taken with another drug or with food. Before you take a medication for a particular ailment, you should inform the health expert about intake of any other medications including non-prescription medications, over-the-counter medicines that may increase the effect of Sorbitrate*, and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
Sorbitrate* can interact with blood pressure medications and calcium channel blockers.
Do let your doctor know if you smoke, consume alcohol or caffeinated drinks, or use illegal drugs as these may interfere with the action of your medication. Make sure to inform your doctor of any medical conditions you may have, or any family history of medical problems. Do not start or stop using any medicine without consulting your doctor.
What are the side effects of Sorbitrate*?
Like other medicines, Sorbitrate* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Sorbitrate* are most likely to be minor and temporary. However, some may be serious and may require the individual to inform the doctor or visit the nearest hospital immediately.
It is pertinent to note that side effects of Sorbitrate* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Sorbitrate* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Sorbitrate* can cause side effects such as nausea, flushing, headache, dizziness, and lightheadedness. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Sorbitrate*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Sorbitrate*?
Is it possible for me to take Sorbitrate* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Sorbitrate*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Sorbitrate*?
How will Sorbitrate* work in my body?
How should Sorbitrate* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Sorbitrate* drug interactions and side effects?
The health and medical information provided here is intended to supplement and not substitute for the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacists or other health care professional. It should not be understood to indicate that the use of Sorbitrate* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.