くすりのしおり

Injection
Revised: 7/2014

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
Nitorol for Intravenous Drip Infusion 100mg Bag
 Active ingredient:
Isosorbide dinitrate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:
ニトロール点滴静注100mg バッグ

Effects of this medicine

This medicine improves symptoms of heart failure such as respiratory distress by reducing strain on the heart through dilatation of blood vessels in the body. It also relieves squeezing chest pain (angina pectoris) by improving lack of oxygen in the heart muscle through dilatation of blood vessels in the heart.
It is usually used to treat acute heart failure (including acute exacerbation of chronic heart failure) and unstable angina.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced rash, itch, etc. to any medicines.
    If you have hypotension, cardiogenic shock, Eisenmenger syndrome, primary pulmonary hypertension, right ventricular infarction, neurocirculatory asthenia, dehydration, angle-closure glaucoma, head injury or cerebral bleeding.
    If you are taking sildenafil citrate (Viagra, Revatio), vardenafil hydrochloride hydrate (Levitra), tadalafil (Cialis, Zalutia, Adcirca), or riociguat (Adempas).
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, this medicine is injected by intravenous infusion.
  • The treatment span will depend on your symptoms of heart failure and angina pectoris.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include decreased blood pressure, dizziness, palpitation, edema of limbs, headache, nausea, vomiting and rash. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • facial or body pallor, cold sweat, dizziness, shortness of breath [shock]
  • palpitation, dizziness, syncope, shortness of breath  [ventricular fibrillation, ventricular tachycardia]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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