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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
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

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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
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.
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Nitroquick (nitroglycerin): Nitroquick is a brand name for nitroglycerine. Nitroglycerine is an old drug we use for rapid sublingual effect on angina pectoris
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience in Cardiology
Nitroglycerin : Nitroquick (nitroglycerin) is a fast acting Nitroglycerin which dilates the blood vessels around the heart to relieve heart pain or "angina". It comes ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
Nitroglycerine: Nitrostat is short acting nitroglycerineNitrostat & is a powerful vasodilator & is frequently used for an final relief.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Samuel Hahn
27 years experience in Cardiology
Nothing good: The most common side effects are a pounding headache and dizziness/lightheadedness from low bp. Not recommended for recreation.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Not: Since it causes a horrible headache in new users and can cause low blood pressure and loss of consciousness if taken in higher than recommended doses, ... Read More
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
NitroQuick (nitroglycerin): A significant list at : http://www.drugs.com/disease-interactions/nitroglycerin,nitroquick.html
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience in Psychiatry
NitroQuick (nitroglycerin): Nitroglycerin (NTG) is a FDA pregnancy category C medication. Please discuss with OB.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Joshua Buckler
18 years experience in Cardiology
Nitroglycerin : Nitroglycerin dilates the blood vessels around the heart to relieve heart pain or "angina". It comes in both a pump spray and tablet form. There are s ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jonathan Flacker
30 years experience in Geriatrics
Would not reccomend: In the heart Nitrostat (nitroglycerin) works by dilating blood vessels and improving blood flow. I can see why you might think this is a good idea in ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kevin Hiler
41 years experience in General Surgery
Yes: As long as te fissure is open any medicine will probably burn. As this disappeareds the fissure is healing.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Minitran (nitroglycerin): Unlikely to help with eretile dysfunction but not impossible.
A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
31 years experience in General Surgery
Anal fissures: Anal fissures are a tear, that scars and reopens with the passage of stool. They are often associated with hemorrhoids and difficult to heal. Local me ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Ntg: You can't count on the potency being the same but some effect may still be there.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Dilates arteries: The nitroglycerine dilates the coronary arteries. By relaxing the smooth muscle in the arteries, the medicine increases the diameter of the artery all ... Read More
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A 93-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Dr. Rick Koch answered
21 years experience in Cardiology
You need a : Follow up with your physician ..Are you on a calcium channel blocker? This can also cause swelling that is refractory to diuretics.
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience in General Surgery
Then OK : Yes some do not tolerate higher per cent age of nitroglycerine oint. Gives head aches etc, anal fissure is annoying and painful condition some times ... Read More
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kirk Charles
21 years experience in Vascular Surgery
Good but: Nitroglycerin is a short acting medication used to dilate blood vessels. This helps to relieve symptoms of angina. Nitroglycerin does not treat the bl ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Milunski
36 years experience in Cardiology
Nitroglycerin: Nitroglycerin relieves cardiac related chest pain by dilating the coronary arteries. These are the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Improving ... Read More
A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gary Roach
41 years experience in Anesthesiology
More systemic effect: The Nitroglycerin ointment is applied for its local effects. Imdur taken orally would have more systemic effects such as lowering blood pressure and ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jesus Yap
Dr. Jesus Yap answered
52 years experience in Cardiology
Hydralazine: There are vascular dilators that act primarily in the arteries which are generally potent such as Hydralazine and those that act on the veins and capi ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Nitro: The drug is effective for treating angina when it occurs and when taken before some stress can help prevent or minimize the resultant chest discomfort ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Spray: Hypothyroid patients often have slow heart rates and impaired vascular reactivity. If you cause venodilation with a dose of nitroglycerin in such a pa ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
No: Not if the blood pressure is low.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
2 in row: If 2 in a row don't work you can take a third and call 911.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mary Callahan
28 years experience in Cardiology
Nitroglycerin: Unless you were given the nitro with instructions on how to take it, you should not take it. Nitroglycerin has significant side effects and can lower ... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Not usually : If you're dehydrated or vasodilated from other medicines, it may. But generally, no, it doesn't.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Louis Grenzer
54 years experience in Cardiology
Prevent chest pain: The nitroglycerine is absorbed through the skin and tends to prevent chest pain. The same medicine can also be given in pill form.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience in Cardiology
Nitroglycerin : Why would a 17 year old need nitro glycerine?
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Szawaluk
30 years experience in Cardiology
Headache: Headache and potentially low blood pressure which would cause dizziness, lightheadedness and if low enough can cause one to pass out.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience in Cardiology
Check : Please check with your doctor -- this thing can recur!
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Stern
45 years experience in Cardiology
No: No, but since it is used to treat a symptom of a potentially fatal disease, the more you need it the higher the risk. It can interact with viagra, lev ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience in Internal Medicine
Possible.: This combo could potentially drop your BP a little as an additive effect of the meds, but i suspect this will be more academic than real.
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Dangerous: It's criminal.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
Massive headache: And hypotension possible.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Arenberg
30 years experience in Pulmonary Critical Care
Many: Nausea, headache, low blood pressure, edema.
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