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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. ...Read more

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Nitroquick (Definition)

Nitroquick is a fast acting Nitroglycerin which 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. ...Read more

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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! ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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.

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.

Possibly: While nitro based medications can help dilate vessel in the heart it can also cause lightheadedness and dizziness. So careful dosing is required and titration is a good idea. ...Read more

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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. ...Read more

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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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Nitrolingual (Definition)

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