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Nitrocontin 2.6 MG Tablet

Manufacturer: Modi Mundi Pharma Pvt Ltd
Medicine composition: Glyceryl Trinitrate
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: August 01, 2019

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

  • Angina Pectoris

  • Hypertension During Surgeries

  • Chronic Anal Fissures

  • Allergy

  • Anemia

  • Glaucoma

  • Obstructive Heart Disease

  • Head Trauma/Increased Intracranial Pressure

  • Medicine for erectile dysfunction

  • Heparin

Some of the side effects caused by this medication are

  • Difficulty In Breathing

  • Dizziness

  • Swelling Of The Eyes, Ears And Inside Of Nose

  • Coma

  • Seizures

  • Excessive Sweating

  • Flushing

  • Pale And Clammy Skin

  • 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 instructions

    Contact your doctor immediately if you miss a scheduled dose of this medication.
  • Overdose instructions

    Contact 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

    Disease

    Those who suffer from Acute myocardial infarction, Anemia and Hypotension should not use this medication.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Limit the consumption of alcohol while taking this medication.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Medicine

    Do not use this medication in combination with Amitriptyline, Amlodipine, Prilocaine, Sildenafil, Riociguat, Dihydroergotamine and Heparin.

Ques: What is nitrocontin 2 6 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication has Glyceryl Trinitrate as an active element present. It performs its action by calming the blood vessel and smooth muscles.

Ques: What are the uses of nitrocontin 2 6 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as chest pain associated with restricted blood supply, heart's left ventricular failure accompanying heart attack, sudden and intense vasoconstriction heart arteries, etc

Ques: What are the Side Effects of nitrocontin 2 6 mg tablet?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects. Here are some side effects of Nitrocontin 2.6 mg tablet which are as follows: difficulty in breathing, dizziness and fainting, swelling of the eyes, ears, and inside of nose, nausea and vomiting, etc.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal nitrocontin 2 6 mg tablet?

Ans: Store this medication in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children and pets.
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