GTN Sorbitrate 6.4mg Tablet CR
A nitrate, GTN Sorbitrate 6.4mg Tablet CR helps in treating spontaneous coronary artery spasm and angina pectoris. Ensure to notify your doctor, if you experience any side effects such as headache, nausea, facial flushing, tachycardia, halitosis, restlessness, etc.
Don’t use this medication if:
- You are allergic to any ingredient contained within this drug.
- You have bleeding in the brain or stroke.
- You are alcoholic.
- You have history of thyroid or heart disorders.
- You have low blood pressure or anemia.
- You are allergic to any food or medicine or substance.
- You are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs.
- You are pregnant or are nursing a baby.
The usual dose in adults for treating angina pectoris is 5 mcg given continuously via IV infusion. The dosage for this medication should be ideally prescribed by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition.
The drug is used to treat:
Is It safe with alcohol?Consult your doctor before consuming alcohol.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?Women who are pregnant must consult doctor before using this drug.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?In case of breastfeeding, you must consult the doctor.
Is it safe to drive while on this medicine?Patients should not drive or operate machinery if they get affected symptoms like dizziness.
Does this affect kidney function?Caution to be advised in patients with impaired renal function.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as GTN Sorbitrate 6.4mg Tablet CR , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Are there any missed dose instructions?Missed dose should be taken as soon as possible. It is recommended to skip your missed dose, if it is the time for your next scheduled dose.
Are there any overdose instructions?Consult your doctor in case of overdose.
This medicine belongs to the class of a vasodilator that is used to treat angina, or chest pain, caused by heart diseases such as Coronary Artery Disease. Nitroglycerin is converted into Nitric Oxide (NO) in the blood and activates guanylyl cyclase which increases cGMP concentration and results in smooth muscle relaxation.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Medicine
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