Nitrocontin 2.6 MG Tablet
This medication is a kind of nitrate that is mainly prescribed for chest pains such as angina. Also known as Nitroglycerin. It is used to cure heart failure, high blood pressure, relief from chronic anal fissures and control of blood flow during operation. This medication helps to widen your blood vessels allowing the increasing flow of blood to your heart muscle.
Side effects of using this medication include headaches, low blood pressure, nausea, diarrhea, lightheadedness, irregular or fast heartbeat, stomach pain, restlessness, anxiety, and sweating. Serious allergic reactions are trouble breathing, skin rashes or swelling.
The dosage for this medication depends on your gender, height, weight, medical history, and overall health. This medication should be stored in a cool and dry place, out of the reach of children. It can be stored up to eight weeks after which it is recommended that you get a fresh batch.
This medication can be used in below-mentioned conditions
Hypertension During Surgeries
Chronic Anal Fissures
How long is the duration of effect?The effect of this medication lasts for an average duration of 12 hours upon oral administration. This time duration is subject to variations depending on the route of administration.
What is the onset of action?The effect of this medication can be observed within an hour of oral administration. However, this time is subject to vary depending on the route of administration. The effect of this medicine can be observed within minutes of intravenous administration and takes about 30-60 when administered topically.
Are there any pregnancy warnings?The use of this medication by pregnant women is not recommended unless necessary and the benefits outweigh the risks involved with use. Consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Is it habit forming?No habit forming tendencies were reported.
Are there any breast-feeding warnings?The use of this medication is not recommended by breastfeeding women unless necessary. Consult your doctor before using this medication.
Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Nitrocontin 2.6 MG Tablet , and hence can be used as its substitute.
Missed Dose instructionsContact your doctor immediately if you miss a scheduled dose of this medication.
Overdose instructionsContact your doctor immediately if an overdose with this medicine is suspected.
This medication gets converted to nitric oxide (NO) free radicals in the body which relax the blood vessels and reduces the load on the heart. It results in an improved blood flow and reduced oxygen demand.
Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.
Interaction with Disease
DiseaseThose who suffer from Acute myocardial infarction, Anemia and Hypotension should not use this medication.
Interaction with Alcohol
AlcoholLimit the consumption of alcohol while taking this medication.
Interaction with Medicine
MedicineDo not use this medication in combination with Amitriptyline, Amlodipine, Prilocaine, Sildenafil, Riociguat, Dihydroergotamine and Heparin.
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