Active Ingredient(s): Isosorbide Dinitrate, ISDN
FDA Approved: * January 16, 1968
Pharm Company: * ASTRAZENECA
Category: Chest Pain (Angina)

Isosorbide dinitrate (ISDN) is a medication used for heart failure, esophageal spasms, and to treat and prevent chest pain from not enough blood flow to the heart.[1] It has been found to be particularly useful in heart failure due to systolic dysfunction together with hydralazine.[2][1] It is taken by mouth or under the tongue.[1] Common side effects include headache, lightheadedness with standing, and blurred vision.[1&... [wikipedia]

* May have multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or labelers.
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