Isosorbide Dinitrate

In the US, Isosorbide Dinitrate (isosorbide dinitrate systemic) is a member of the drug class antianginal agents and is used to treat Angina, Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis, Esophageal Spasm, Heart Failure and Pulmonary Hypertension.

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Scheme

Rec.INN

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C01DA08,C01DA58,C05AE02,D03AX08

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000087-33-2

Chemical Formula

C6-H8-N2-O8

Molecular Weight

236

Therapeutic Categories

Treatment of coronary heart disease

Treatment of heart failure

Coronary vasodilator

Chemical Name

D-Glucitol, 1,4:3,6-dianhydro-, dinitrate

Foreign Names

  • Isosorbidi Dinitras (Latin)
  • Isosorbid dinitrat (German)
  • Dinitrate d'Isosorbide (French)
  • Dinitrato de isosorbida (Spanish)

Generic Names

  • Isosorbide (dinitrate d') (OS: DCF)
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate (OS: JAN, USAN, BAN)
  • Isosorbide dinitrato (OS: DCIT)
  • ISDN (IS)
  • Sorbide Nitrate (IS)
  • Isosorbiddinitrat, Verdünntes (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Isosorbide (dinitrate d') dilué, (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate (PH: JP XV)
  • Isosorbide Dinitrate, Diluted (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Int. 4, USP 34)
  • Isosorbide dinitrate, diluted (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Isosorbidi dinitras dilutus (PH: Ph. Eur. 7, Ph. Int. 4)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
BANBritish Approved Name
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
Rec.INNRecommended International Nonproprietary Name (World Health Organization)
USANUnited States Adopted Name

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