A nitrate, Nitroglycerin treats high blood pressure during surgery. It also treats chest pain and prevents heart failure associated with heart attack. It functions by widening the blood vessels allowing more blood to flow smoothly.
Ensure to notify your doctor if you experience any side effects such as light-headedness, headache, dizziness, hives, trouble breathing, skin rash, drying of mouth, skin paleness, rapid or irregular heartbeat, nausea, vomiting and swelling of facial features.
Don’t use this medication if you are allergic to any ingredient contained within Nitroglycerin or you have bleeding in the brain or stroke. Before using this medication notify your doctor if: you are an alcoholic, you have history of thyroid or heart disorders, you have low blood pressure or anemia, you are allergic to any food or medicine or substance, you are taking any prescription or non-prescription drugs, you are pregnant or are nursing a baby.
The usual dose in adults for treating angina pectoris is 5 mcg given continuously via IV infusion. The dosage for this medication should be ideally prescribed by the doctor based on your medical history and current condition.
Information given here is based on the salt and content of the medicine. Effect and uses of medicine may vary from person to person. It is advicable to consult a Cardiologist before using this medicine.
chest pain (angina)
Increased heart rate
Flushing of face
Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
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Are there any pregnancy warnings?
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
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