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Deponit Allergy Drugs
There is: No alternative for nitroglycerine if you need it. All nitroglycerine and similar nitrate products can be potentially dangerous with ed products and the combination should be avoided. ...Read more
Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more
None: No drug is similar to ntg but there are several ways of delivering it: sublingual (under the tongue in pills or spray), transdernally (through the skin via paste or patches), by mouth and even iv. Each way has different brands and dosages and each one has a different need/use. ...Read more
No sub: There's no substitute for short acting nitroglycerin. Amyl nitrate is similar but used as a provocative (testing agent) and isn't useful for treating angina. Isosorbide dintrate and Isosorbide Mononitrate are long acting forms of nitrate used as prophylaxis for angina but not to treat it. ...Read more
I had tilt table test and I didn't pass out until the second phase after nitroglycerin. Bp dropped to 38/0. Positive result if drug induced? Pots?
POTS testing: POTS testing is much more complicated than just strapping you to a table and tilting you and measuring your B/P. 400 spaces does not allow a full explanation. Either speak to your cardiologist or make a virtual appt. you come from Georgia. Emory has great cardiology. Go there. ...Read more
Never had a bata blocker or nitroglycerin before. Doing a Dual flash head CT scan soon. Can this be right? Can this be safe to use these drugs ?
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 prescribed, it is a relatively safe medicine that is commonly used throughout the world over the last 6 decades to treat angina (pain from the heart due to "blockage".). ...Read more
Dilates vessels: It dilates blood vessels and lowers blood pressure. Burning under the tongue and headache are normal for new users. Esophageal smooth muscle is also affected so relief of pain is not specific for heart disease. Effects occur 2-3 minutes after a sublingual dose and last 20-30 minutes. Gi pain often requires 2 or 3 nitros for full relief. ...Read more
If a person were to take nitroquick (nitroglycerin) and was not have pains in his chest, what could happen?
Nothing: Nothing would happen. People who aren't used to nitro sometimes get a headache that is harmless and goes away over about 30 minutes. People who overdose will get low blood pressure and can pass out. There are no serious consequence. It is often used in practice by people who have chest pain of unclear cause with no harm done. ...Read more