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What is isosorbide dinitrate used for?

What is isosorbide dinitrate used for?

Isosorbide dinitrate is used to prevent angina (chest pain) caused by coronary artery disease. It does not work fast enough to relieve the pain of an angina attack that has already started.

When do you give isosorbide dinitrate?

You should take this medicine first thing in the morning and follow the same schedule each day. This medicine works best if you have a “drug-free” period of time every day when you do not take it. Your doctor will schedule your doses during the day to allow for a drug-free time.

When do you hold Isoket drip?

Isoket is indicated in the treatment of unresponsive left ventricular failure secondary to acute myocardial infarction, unresponsive left ventricular failure of various aetiology and severe or unstable angina pectoris.

Who should not take isosorbide?

You should not use isosorbide dinitrate if: you are allergic to isosorbide dinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate, or nitroglycerin; or. you have early signs of a heart attack (chest pain or pressure, pain spreading to your jaw or shoulder, nausea, sweating).

What are the side effects of isosorbide?

Side Effects

  • Abnormal heart sound.
  • absence of or decrease in body movement.
  • arm, back, or jaw pain.
  • black, tarry stools.
  • bladder pain.
  • bleeding after defecation.
  • blood in the urine or stools.
  • body aches or pain.

What are side effects of isosorbide?

How is Isoket administered?

Isoket can be administered as an intravenous admixture with a suitable vehicle, see Section 6.6. Prepared Isoket admixtures should be given by intravenous infusion or with the aid of a syringe pump incorporating a glass or rigid plastic syringe. During administration the patient’s blood pressure and pulse should be closely monitored.

What is Isoket made of?

Isoket is a solution for infusion and injection. It is a clear solution. Isoket 0.5 mg/ml comes in glass bottles containing 25 mg of isosorbide dinitrate in 50 ml of solution. Isoket 0.5 mg/ml comes in a glass bottle or syringe.

How much Isoket can you give a patient?

Isoket 0.5 mg/ml is intended for intravenous administration by slow infusion via a syringe pump. A dose of between 2 mg and 12 mg per hour is usually satisfactory. However, dosages up to 20 mg per hour may be required. In all cases the dose administered should be adjusted to the patient response.

Isoket is used to treat cardiogenic shock?

Isoket should not be used in the treatment of cardiogenic shock (unless some means of maintaining an adequate diastolic pressure is undertaken), hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy, constrictive pericarditis or cardiac tamponade.

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