Isordil

Uses of Isordil Titradose:
  •     It is used to prevent chest pain.
  •     It may be given to you for other reasons. Talk with the doctor.

What do I need to tell my doctor BEFORE I take Isordil Titradose?

If you have an allergy to isosorbide dinitrate or any other part of Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets).

If you are allergic to any drugs like this one, any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell your doctor about the allergy and what signs you had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

If you are taking any of these drugs: Avanafil, riociguat, sildenafil, tadalafil, or vardenafil.

This is not a list of all drugs or health problems that interact with Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets).

Tell your doctor and pharmacist about all of your drugs (prescription or OTC, natural products, vitamins) and health problems. You must check to make sure that it is safe for you to take Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) with all of your drugs and health problems. Do not start, stop, or change the dose of any drug without checking with your doctor.

What are some things I need to know or do while I take Isordil Titradose?

Tell all of your health care providers that you take Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets). This includes your doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.

Avoid driving and doing other tasks or actions that call for you to be alert until you see how Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) affects you.

To lower the chance of feeling dizzy or passing out, rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down. Be careful going up and down stairs.

Have your blood pressure checked often. Talk with your doctor.

This medicine may affect certain lab tests. Tell all of your health care providers and lab workers that you take Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets).

Talk with your doctor before you drink alcohol.

If you are taking Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) for chest pain, it will not treat chest pain as it happens. This medicine is only used to prevent or lower the number of chest pain attacks.

If you have been taking Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) for a long time without a break, it may not work as well. This is known as tolerance. Be sure to have a “nitrate-free” period of time each day. Talk with your doctor if Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) stops working well. Do not take more than ordered.

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) while you are pregnant.

Tell your doctor if you are breast-feeding. You will need to talk about any risks to your baby.

How is this medicine (Isordil Titradose) best taken?

Use Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) as ordered by your doctor. Read all information given to you. Follow all instructions closely.

Do not stop taking Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) all of a sudden without calling your doctor. You may have a greater risk of side effects. If you need to stop Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets), you will want to slowly stop it as ordered by your doctor.

What do I do if I miss a dose?

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it.

If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time.

Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses.

What are some side effects that I need to call my doctor about right away?

WARNING/CAUTION: Even though it may be rare, some people may have very bad and sometimes deadly side effects when taking a drug. Tell your doctor or get medical help right away if you have any of the following signs or symptoms that may be related to a very bad side effect:

Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing, swallowing, or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Chest pain or pressure lasting more than 15 minutes. Get emergency medical care right away.

Very bad dizziness or passing out.

Very bad headache.

Fast or slow heartbeat.

What are some other side effects of Isordil Titradose?

All drugs may cause side effects. However, many people have no side effects or only have minor side effects. Call your doctor or get medical help if any of these side effects or any other side effects bother you or do not go away:

You may have headaches when you start taking Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets). Most of the time it gets better with time. Do not change how you use Isordil Titradose (isosorbide dinitrate tablets) to avoid these headaches. Talk with your doctor for ways to lessen this side effect.

These are not all of the side effects that may occur. If you have questions about side effects, call your doctor. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects.