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Isordil 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Isordil 5mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Isordil 5 MG Description

Isordil 5 Sublingual tablet is a medication used to manage angina, a chest pain that can spread to the neck, shoulders and arms. It contains isosorbide dinitrate as its active ingredient, which relaxes the heart muscles, reducing pressure and improving blood and oxygen supply.

Isordil 5 Sublingual tablet should be taken as directed by a doctor and in prescribed doses. It is important not to stop taking the medicine on its own, as abrupt stopping may worsen health. Alcohol should be avoided, as their combination may cause a severe drop in blood pressure.

Common side effects include headache, drowsiness, dizziness and tiredness. If side effects persist, consult a doctor or a nearby clinic. Anzidin 5mg tablet, Isonit 5mg tablet and Sorbiman 5mg tablet are a few more medicines that also include isosorbide dinitrate as their main component.


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ContainsIsosorbide Dinitrate(5.0 Mg)
UsesChest pain (angina pectoris)
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, nausea, vomiting, drowsiness Redness
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Uses of Isordil 5 MG

Isordil 5 tablet is used for the management of angina, a condition associated with severe pain in the heart.

Contraindications of Isordil 5 MG

  • If you are allergic to isosorbide dinitrate or any other ingredients of this medicine.
  • If you have low blood pressure or bleeding problems.
  • If you have blood circulating issues or disturbances like shock.
  • If you feel dehydrated, nauseated or have diarrhoea.
  • If you have heart problems where isosorbide dinitrate should not be used such as heart valve problems, inflammation of the heart surface and fluid accumulation surrounding the heart.
  • If you have increased eye pressure (glaucoma).
  • If you have a disease of thyroid hormone disturbance.
  • If you have progressive heart failure associated with a lung problem.
  • If you are using medicines like sildenafil or tadalafil which potentiates or increases the blood pressure lowering effects of Isordil.

Side effects of Isordil 5 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Redness
  • Drowsiness
  • Sleepiness
  • Low blood pressure
  • Increased heartbeats

Precautions and Warnings of Isordil 5 MG



Can I take Isordil 5 tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effects of Isordil 5 tablet in human pregnancy. This medicine should be used during pregnancy only if it is needed and advantage overweighs the risk. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Isordil 5 tablet while breastfeeding?
It is unknown if Isordil 5 tablet passes into human milk, hence you should not breastfeed while taking this medicine. You should consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Isordil 5 tablet?
It is advisable not to drive if you are on Isordil 5 tablet, as this medicine may cause low blood pressure and related symptoms like lightheadedness, burring of vision, tiredness which can impair your driving abilities. You should avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Isordil 5 tablet?
You should avoid consuming alcohol while taking Isordil 5 tablet, as it may increase the chance of sharp blood pressure fall which can lead to dizziness, lightheadedness or may worsen the side effects of this medicine.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have an increase in eye pressure (glaucoma), bleeding problem, thyroid hormone disturbance, liver or kidney problem.
  • You have problems with your heart or may have damaged the heart.
  • You have a deficiency of glucose 6 phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD).
  • You have hypertension and are taking anti-hypertensive medicines, caution is needed as severe fall in blood pressure can occur.
  • You have a history of head injury or you are suffering from psychiatric illness.
  • You are malnourished or have a sudden drop in body temperature.
  • Do not use any medicines for erectile dysfunction like Sildenafil, Tadalafil when you are using Isordil 5 tablets as it can cause a severe fall in blood pressure which can be life-threatening.
  • Never stop this medicine abruptly, if you are facing any issues, talk to your doctor as he/she may gradually decrease the dose before stopping.

Directions for Use of Isordil 5 MG

  • Always take Isordil 5 tablets strictly as per the advice of your doctor.
  • Put Isordil mouth dissolving tablet under your tongue and let the medicine dissolve locally. Do not crush or chew the tablet.
  • Alternatively, you may take the tablet with a sufficient amount of water only if advised by your doctor.
  • You should take this medicine regularly, at the same time and without fail as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Storage and disposal of Isordil 5 MG

  • Store Isordil 5 tablet at room temperature in a clean and dry place, protected from moisture, sunlight and heat.
  • Keep this medicine away from children and pets.

Dosage of Isordil 5 MG


Overdosage of Isordil 5 tablet may cause sudden and sharp lowering of blood pressure and related symptoms, urgent treatment is required. If you experience any of the symptoms or think you have taken t...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of Isordil 5 tablet may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and con...
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Mode of Action of Isordil 5 MG

How Does It Work?

Angina is characterised by severe chest pain. This pain occurs as the heart muscles are not receiving an adequate supply of blood and oxygen. Isordil 5 tablet dilates the blood vessels in the heart. T...
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Interactions of Isordil 5 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Isordil 5 tablet works or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Isordil tablet use along with other blood pressure-lowering medicines like noradrenaline, may potentiate their effects. It can cause severe falls in blood pressure, increased heart rate, fainting and ...
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  • Caution should be executed if you are using Nifedipine for high blood pressure, as the blood pressure can drop drastically.
  • Concomitant use of Isordil 5 tablet along with the medicines used for mental illness like amitriptyline and chlorpromazine may increase the chance of side effects.
  • Concomitant use of Isordil 5 tablet with medicines used for erectile dysfunction (sexual problem) like sildenafil or tadalafil, may possibly cause a fall in blood pressure to a dangerous level and may...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Isordil 5 tablet prevent a heart attack?

A: Isordil 5 tablet is used for the management of angina, a type of chest pain. In some cases, after a heart attack, your doctor may put you on a low dose of this medicine based on your condition.

Q: Can Isordil 5 tablet cause lowering of blood pressure?

A: Yes, isosorbide dinitrate is vasodilator medicine which dilates the blood vessels. It causes a decrease in blood pressure as well. However, it is not a suitable medicine for high blood pressure. Please consult your doctor before using Isordil 5 tablet.

Q: Why is Isordil given sublingually?

A: Isosorbide dinitrate is used to reduce the pain associated with angina. Angina is an emergency condition. Treatment must be initiated immediately to provide relief and to improve the outcome. Using Isordil sublingually will let the medicine work immediately, faster than ingesting it orally.

Q: Is Isordil 5 tablet to be taken at night?

A: You must use Isordil 5 tablet as advised by your doctor. It would be best if you used it at the time and in the dose as told by your doctor.

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Last Updated on: 19 October 2023 | 5:22 PM (IST)
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