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Can You Get High From Nitroglycerin
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! ...Read more
I was wondering if touching nitroglycerin can be harmful to someone who doesn't need it? I read it can get into your blood stream? Is this true.. I was helping a friend who needed them and the bottle had what looked like some powder and touched a pil
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Would nitroglycerin help me with the pressure in my chest. Me and my heart doctors are talking about it. But some time it drops real low or real high.
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. ...Read more
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. ...Read more
↑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 ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers