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How Does Nitroglycerin Work To Relieve Chest Pain
Nitroglycerin: Nitroglycerin relieves cardiac related chest pain by dilating the coronary arteries. These are the arteries that supply blood to the heart. Improving blood flow to heart muscle will relieve the discomfort caused by a partial blockage of the blood vessel with plaque. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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What happens if a person having chest pain from a reason not cardiac related takes nitroglycerin tab?
What happens if I go to the ER with low blood pressure after taking nitrostat (pills for chest pain) will it show up in blood work?
No: It will not show up in blood work and it won't show up in your BP either because it wears off in about 10 minutes. ...Read more
3 weeks of lower back pain that's spanning entire back now. Painful to straighten back. Recently experienced minor chest pain at work today. Related?
What is a patient's activity order before CABG surgery?...If they are asymptomatic on Tridil but came in through the ER with chest pain/SOB.
Bedrest: The normal order is bed rest - light walking around the hospital room or hallway may be allowed but varies on a case to case basis. ...Read more
Chest pain: If you have chest pain and have taken Nitro without any improvement then you should be seen by a physician right away. You should go to an ER for evaluation. If it is not serious then you can follow with your regular physician, if it is then you will be admitted for further testing, but don't wait. ...Read more
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