Isosorbide dinitrate

What is Isosorbide dinitrate?

Isosorbide dinitrate or ISDN for short is a nitrate used pharmacologically as a vasodilator, e.g. in angina pectoris but also for anal fissure, a condition which is known to involve decreased blood supply leading to poor healing. It is also used as a direct vasodilator to treat congestive heart failure.

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my father had a heart attack three months ago and was giving prescription isosorbide dinitrate 10mg but than was switched to isosorbide mononitrate...

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Hi. Isosorbide mononitrate (ISMN) is the active metabolite (product of) of Isosorbide dinitrate (ISDN) and is primarily used in the management of a...

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My mother has pre- renal failure . she used pd for two years. then suddenly a combination of things caused near failure which made her switch to...

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Why dont u get av fistula or av graft done.what u have written is whether cath is getting blocked and its being changed.ans is long term routes

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What are the dangers of taking isosorbide dinitrate before meals for achalasia?

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Isosorbide dinitrate is used in the treatment of achalasia

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Isosorbide dinitrate is...

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