Vasodilan (the brand name of which is Isoxsuprine) is a vasodilator allowing you to relax and widen certain blood vessels to improve the blood flow throughout the body. Vasodilan also includes some other inactive ingredient except for isoxsuprine.
Vasodilan is used to improve the blood supply to certain body parts. The insufficient blood flow may be caused by certain blood vessel diseases, such as Buerger’s disease, cerebral vascular disease, Raynaud’s disease and arteriosclerosis. By dilating the blood vessels and maintaining a normal blood pressure, Vasodilan allows you to treat the above-mentioned illnesses.
In addition, Vasodilan can reduce numbness, cold and slight tingle. The drug comes in brand and generic versions.
Vasodilan is taken by mouth. It comes in compresses tablets in the dosages of 10 and 20 mg. Depending on the severity of your diseases, you must take 3 or 4 dosages a day. Stick the doctor’s prescriptions to achieve the maximum effect.
Vasodilan should be taken with a full glass of water, irrespective of the mealtime. Read carefully the drug information to know how to use this drug properly.
If you skipped the dose of Vasodilan, take it as soon as possible.
Avoid taking Vasodilan, if it’s already time for the next dose, as it may cause overdose. The drug is available in two different dosages (10 and 20 mg). It should be taken 3-4 times a day.
Take the drug on a regular basis to achieve the maximum effect. However, Vasodilan must not be used by patients with arterial hemorrhage and women after delivery.
As any prescription drug, Vasodilan also has some adverse effects and must be used with caution. As the drug is used in low dosages, it doesn’t cause any common adverse effects. However, it has some serious adverse effects that happen rarely. The serious adverse effects of Vasodilan include allergic reactions, breast pain, irregular heart rate and vertigo. As the drug can cause serious dizziness, you must avoid operating dangerous machinery.
No drug interactions have been reported. However, before starting the treatment with Vasodilan, you should check inform your doctor about all the drugs you’re currently taking to prevent any possible health risks. After examining your body condition, age and drugs you’re taking, the doctor will choose the best drug for you.