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How long does nitroglycerin stay in your system

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Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 31 years experience
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Nitroglycerin: It dilates veins decreasing the blood return to the heart and unloading the ventricles. To a lesser extent it dilates arteries. These effects decrease... Read More
Dr. Mark Goodman
Cardiology 54 years experience
Widens arteries: It widens the coronary arteries allowing more blood flow to reach the heart muscle.
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
Preventive Medicine 41 years experience
↑es NitricOxide ERF: Nitric Oxide, long called Endothelial Relaxing Factor (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitric_oxide & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glyceryl_trinitrat... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
Cardiology 55 years experience
Under tongue: Usually it is placed under the tongue and allowed to dissolve. It can be given intravenously or by a patch placed on the skin.
Dr. Liviu Klein
Cardiology 23 years experience
Under the tongue: It depends on the formulation: it can be a pill that you place under the tongue and wait to dissolve, or a spray that you use under the tongue. The ef... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
Cardiology 51 years experience
Nitroglycerin: Nitroglycerin is a potent venodilator and is used primarily for lowering cardiac and systemic blood pressure in treating angina pectoris. Sometimes it... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
No: No but some people like the transient flushed feeling, although it can cause a nasty headache and lower your blood pressure too much.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
Cardiology 28 years experience
Nothing good: The most common side effects are a pounding headache and dizziness/lightheadedness from low bp. Not recommended for recreation.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
Cardiology 46 years experience
Dilates blood vessel: It dilates blood vessels temporarily. If it dilates coronary ateries it can stop an episode of chest pain. Jf it dilates arteries in the brain it ca... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Kaplan
Cardiology 34 years experience
Other antianginals: Nitroglycerin is used to treat angina, or pain related to lack of oxygen to heart muscle. Other medications include beta blockers, calcium channel blo... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shahin Tavackoli
Cardiology 23 years experience
White: They're white and very small.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
Cardiology 44 years experience
Angina: Ntg is given to people with known or suspected angina for rapid relief of chest pain resulting from inadequate circulation in the heart. If taken as p... Read More

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