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Can you get high from nitroglycerin?

Can you get high from nitroglycerin?

No: If you take enough Nitroglycerin your blood pressure will drop and you are very likely to pass out. This can be very dangerous.

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Dr. Joshua Buckler
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Nitroglycerin (Definition)

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 several cautions when using this medication so always discuss with ...Read more


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Can you get a buzz from nitroglycerin?

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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Can nitro-bid (nitroglycerin) help get a firmer erection?

Can nitro-bid (nitroglycerin) help get a firmer erection?

No: There really is no evidence that nitrates will improve the quality of an erection. In fact, nitroglycerine can cause venodilation and may adversely affect the strength of an erection.

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What happens if you apply the nitroglycerin patch and get positive results within the first few minutes, but after a short?

What happens if you apply the nitroglycerin patch and get positive results within the first few minutes, but after a short?

May Adjust Rx: Nitroglycerin is a medication known for what's called "tachyphylaxis" which simply means the effect of the medication wears off over time. Usually, this is a problem after using the medication for a long time. There are different way to administer nitroglycerin and different medications that might be used depending on your medical problem. Consult your doctor soon!

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Why would a doctor give nitroglycerin for high blood pressure?

Why would a doctor give nitroglycerin for high blood pressure?

Not usually: Nitrates are vasodilators but are usually weak BP lowering agents (not to mention the headaches) and would only be used in pts with angina or heart failure pts. They are also used in pts with coronary vasospasm pts. If pts have one of theses conditions and BP is not optimal the dr may increase your dosage in hopes of treating both conditions.

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Why does a doctor give nitroglycerin for a patient with high blood pressure?

Why does a doctor give nitroglycerin for a patient with high blood pressure?

Dilation of vessels: Nitroglycerin is only used in emergency situations, it works by causing dilation of blood vessels, which will then help to lower blood pressure. This also may cause a patient to get a headache as Nitroglycerin causes widespread dilation of blood vessels including blood vessels in the brain.

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How to heal anal fissure? Was prescribed nitroglycerin? How does one get an anal fissure? Tense anal muscles. How to eliminate the source so can heal

How to heal anal fissure? Was prescribed nitroglycerin? How does one get an anal fissure? Tense anal muscles. How to eliminate the source so can heal

Anal fissure: The physiology of a chronic fissure is this: the internal sphincter muscle is an involuntary sphincter. It relaxes when the rectum is distended secondary to a bowel movement. Once the stool comes down and hits the fissure. The base of the fissure is the internal sphincter muscle. It spasms, funnelling the anal canal putting pressure anteriorly and posteriorly. The result. Pain and chronic fissure.

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Heart pain all the way through to my back. The pain gets caught at our local hospital, but settles before I get proper. I am on nitrostat (nitroglycerin).?

Heart pain all the way through to my back. The pain gets caught at our local hospital, but settles before I get proper. I am on nitrostat (nitroglycerin).?

Need and evaluation: This should be fully evaluated by a cardiovascular medicine specialist. Concern, in addition to coronary disease would be for significant aortic pathology. Hence would recommend eval for both issues asap.

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How does nitroglycerin work?

How does nitroglycerin work?

↑es NitricOxide ERF: Nitric Oxide, long called Endothelial Relaxing Factor (http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Nitric_oxide & http://en. Wikipedia. Org/wiki/Glyceryl_trinitrate) mostly relaxes veins thus? Ing blood return to both right & left heart, less so arteries, ? ing heart work load plus may relax heart artery spasm at narrowing:? ing blood flow to heart muscle with? Blood flow from which pressure/discomfort is perceived

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How do you take nitroglycerin?

How do you take nitroglycerin?

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.

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What is nitroglycerin used for?

What is nitroglycerin used for?

Nitroglycerin: Nitroglycerin is a potent venodilator and is used primarily for lowering cardiac and systemic blood pressure in treating angina pectoris. Sometimes it is used for esophageal spasm or some vasospastic events.

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What is NitroQuick (nitroglycerin)?

Nitroquick (nitroglycerin): Nitroquick is a brand name for nitroglycerine. Nitroglycerine is an old drug we use for rapid sublingual effect on angina pectoris

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What does nitroglycerin do to the body?

Relax blood vessels: In the heart that can increase blood flow to stop an angina (chest pain) episode, but it also can produce side effects of low blood pressure (so take it sitting down) or headache.

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