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Isosorbide Dinitrate- Indications, Dosage, Contraindications, ADRs

Category of DrugIsosorbide Dinitrate is Antianginal Drugs
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Isosorbide Dinitrate is used for
1. Prophylaxis and treatment of angina
2. Heart failure
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
 
Available dosage forms   1. TABLETS
2. CAPSULES
Dose 
Contraindications 1. Hypersensitivity to nitrates
2. Hypotension
3. Hypovolaemia
4. Myocardial infarction
5. Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy
6. Aortic stenosis
7. Cardiac tamponade
8. Constrictive pericarditis
9. Mitral stenosis
10. Marked anaemia
11. Head trauma
12. Cerebral haemorrhage
13. Angle-closure glaucoma
Precautions 1. Severe hepatic or renal impairment
2. Hypothyroidism
3. Malnutrition
4. Hypothermia
5. Recent history of myocardial infarction
6. Interactions
7. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects 1. Throbbing headache
2. Flushing
3. Dizziness
4. Postural hypotension
5. Tachycardia
6. palpitation
7. Decreased cardiac output
8. Confusion
9. Increased intracranial pressure
Pregnancy Category C

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