Isordil


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Noun1.Isordil - drug (trade name Isordil) used to treat angina pectoris and congestive heart failure
medicament, medication, medicinal drug, medicine - (medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease
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3) A 43-year-old Hispanic man with chest pain was prescribed the anti-angina drug Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate) by his cardiologist, to be taken four times a day in doses of 20 mg.
He prescribed 20 milligrams of Isordil (isosorbide dinitrate) for angina, every six hours.
In a highly publicized case of dispensing error, a cardiologist's written prescription for Isordil was mistaken for Plendil, allegedly causing the patient to die from a heart attack.
Medicamento N % Medicamentos empleados en el tratamiento de la HTA Diltiazem 1 0,5 Losartan 1 0,5 Captopril 85 40,2 Propanolol 12 5,7 Prasozin 12 5,7 Nifedipina 2 1 Furosemida 21 10 Espironolactona 1 0,5 Enalapril 41 19,4 Metoprolol 21 10 Verapamilo 56 26,5 Hidroclorotiazida 113 53,5 Medicamentos empleados en el tratamiento de otras patologias Insulina 3 1,5 Isordil 2 0,9 Cardiodopa 1 0,5 Omeprazol 4 2 Trazodona 1 0,5 Atorvastatina 0 0 Glibenclamida 10 4,7 Lovastatina 27 13 Gemfibrozilo 11 5,2 Metformina 8 3,8 Asa 75 35,5 Tabla 4.
Because when doctors scribble, Isordil can become Plendil, and that's a prescription for trouble.