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Brand name: Sorbidin

Sorbidin is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) isosorbide dinitrate. On this page you will find out more about Sorbidin, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: isosorbide dinitrate

Information for medicine and pack size:
Sorbidin 10 mg tablet, 100

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

Treatment of angina pectoris (classic effort associated angina, chronic stable angina, vasospastic angina, variant angina, unstable angina and angina decubitus) and myocardial ischaemia due to ischaemic heart disease. The tablets are not intended to abort the acute anginal episode, but are useful in the prophylactic treatment of angina pectoris and myocardial ischaemic heart disease. An aid in the management of left ventricular failure, either alone or as part of the syndrome of congestive heart failure.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance 8mm normal convex white tablet marked "IS/10" on one side, " " on the reverse.

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Dosage Form Tablet, uncoated
Route of administration Oral
Medicine schedule
100: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 30 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 3 Years
We were unable to verify that this medicine is available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme). Please consult your pharmacist if you need further information

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