What Isordil is used for?
Isordil tablets are for the prevention and treatment of attacks of angina. It will not reduce the pain of an angina attack, but when taken regularly may prevent an attack from occurring.
What is Angina?
Condition angina is a pain or uncomfortable in the chest, it is usually spreaded to the arms, neck and sometimes to the shoulders and back. The pain might be caused due to little blood and oxygen getting to the heart.
How does Isordil work?
Isordil belongs to a group of medicines known as nitrates. The medicine works by opening up blood vessels which allows more blood and oxygen to reach the heart.
How to take Isordil?
Take Isordil at the first signs of an anginal attack, place one or two tablets under the tongue. If your angina is not relieved after consuming these tablets you must call the doctor or nearest hospital as soon as possible.
What is to be take care of while consuming Isordil?
You may feel light-headed or dizzy or faint when you begin to take Isordil. This is because your blood pressure is falling suddenly. If you drink alcohol, dizziness or faintness may be worse.
What Isordil looks like?
Isordil 5 mg Sublingual tablets - pink round tablet, supplied in a bottle containing 100 tablets.