What is Isosorbide Dinitrate?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Isordil Dilatrate SR

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Isosorbide dinitrate is a vasodilator used for the prevention and treatment of angina pectoris; for congestive heart failure; and to relieve pain, dysphagia, and spasm in esophageal spasm with gastroesophageal reflux.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Congestive heart failure 9 1
Angina pectoris 2 2
Esophageal achalasia 2 1
Support heart health 2 0
Chest pain 1 0
Esophageal spasms 1 0

Show all 7 reasons taken


  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Isosorbide Dinitrate

Side effect Patients
Tachycardia (fast heart rate) 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Isosorbide Dinitrate

Dosage Patients
40 mg daily 2
20 mg daily 1
10 mg three times daily 1
30 mg daily 1
180 mg daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Isosorbide Dinitrate

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 2
Did not seem to work 1
See all 2 patients who've stopped taking Isosorbide Dinitrate

Duration

Currently taking Isosorbide Dinitrate

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
6 months - 1 year 1
5 - 10 years 4

Stopped taking Isosorbide Dinitrate

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 1
2 - 5 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 2
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 3
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 2
Not specified 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Isosorbide Dinitrate.