- 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 Vasodilan* used for?
Generic for Vasodilan* (Isoxsuprine) is used to treat symptoms of certain blood vessel diseases such as cerebrovascular insufficiency (decreased blood flow to the brain), Raynaud’s phenomenon, Buerger’s disease, arteriosclerosis and other conditions with reduced blood flow in the veins and arteries.
Generic for Vasodilan* improves the blood circulation in certain parts of the body by relaxing and widening blood vessels. Generic for Vasodilan* belongs to the group of drugs called vasodilators. This medicine may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your doctor.
What is the recommended dosage of Generic for Vasodilan*?
The dosage of Generic for Vasodilan* prescribed to each patient will vary. Always follow your physician’s instructions and/or the directions on the prescription drug label.
Take Generic for Vasodilan* with a full glass of water. Generic for Vasodilan* may be taken with or without food.
What if you miss a dose of Generic for Vasodilan*?
If your physician has instructed or directed you to take Generic for Vasodilan* 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 to catch up for the missed dose.
What if you overdose on Generic for Vasodilan*?
Any medication taken in excess can have serious consequences. If you suspect an overdose of Generic for Vasodilan*, seek medical attention immediately. Overdose symptoms of Generic for Vasodilan* may include lightheadedness, nausea, vomiting, weakness and fainting.
What other drugs could interact with Generic for Vasodilan*?
Generic for Vasodilan* can interact with high blood pressure medications and heart medications.
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 products) and dietary supplements like vitamins, minerals and herbal, which may increase the effect of Generic for Vasodilan*, so that the doctor can warn you of any possible drug interactions.
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 Generic for Vasodilan*?
Like other medicines, Generic for Vasodilan* can cause some side effects. If they do occur, the side effects of Generic for Vasodilan* 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 Generic for Vasodilan* cannot be anticipated. If any side effects of Generic for Vasodilan* develop or change in intensity, the doctor should be informed as soon as possible.
Generic for Vasodilan* can cause side effects such as nausea, vomiting, dizziness, weakness nervousness and flushing. Some of the serious side effects of Generic for Vasodilan* may include trouble breathing, rash and chest pain. This is not a complete list of all side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Vasodilan*.
What are the questions to ask your doctor before taking Generic for Vasodilan*?
Is it possible for me to take Generic for Vasodilan* with other drugs?
Should certain beverages, foods and other products be avoided when I take Generic for Vasodilan*?
What are the possible drug interactions of Generic for Vasodilan*?
How will Generic for Vasodilan* work in my body?
How should Generic for Vasodilan* be taken?
How to reduce the risk of Generic for Vasodilan* drug interactions and side effects?
As Generic for Vasodilan* may cause dizziness, exercise caution while driving or operating machinery. Also, to avoid falling, get up slowly from a lying or sitting position.
Before using Generic for Vasodilan*, tell your doctor if you have a history of heart disease, glaucoma, or bleeding disorders. Also, tell your doctor if you are pregnant, plan to become pregnant, or are breast-feeding.
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 Generic for Vasodilan* is safe, appropriate or effective for you. Always consult your health care professional before using this, or any other, drug.