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Dr. James Dukelow
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Nitro Dur (Overview)

Nitro-Dur is a nitrate based agent which is a kind of chest pain drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Can you take nicorette (nicotine gum) and nitro-dur?

Can you take nicorette (nicotine gum) and nitro-dur?

I suppose: One would expect that a patient needing nitrates would be more likely to have complications from any nicotine compound which would promote vasospasm. However, if the choice were nicorette (nicotine gum) vs. Cigarettes, i would prefer the nicorette (nicotine gum). ...Read more

Dr. James Dukelow
67 doctors shared insights

Nitro Dur (Overview)

Nitro-Dur is a nitrate based agent which is a kind of chest pain drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Nitro-dur 5 patch touched bare hand when applying it to someone will that effect me if I drink?

Nitro-dur 5 patch touched bare hand when applying it to someone will that effect me if I drink?

Not a problem: Forget it - it takes about 30 minutes to absorb any significant amount of medication .Even then, the worst that would happen is you'd get a headache. ...Read more

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Can you take nicorette (nicotine gum) and nitro-dur?

I suppose: One would expect that a patient needing nitrates would be more likely to have complications from any nicotine compound which would promote vasospasm. However, if the choice were nicorette (nicotine gum) vs. Cigarettes, i would prefer the nicorette (nicotine gum). ...Read more

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Could you take nicorette (nicotine gum) with nitro-dur?

Could you take nicorette (nicotine gum) with nitro-dur?

Yes: For a long while, the manufacturers put on their package insert that people with heart disease shouldn't use nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). However, it is entirely clear that the greatest risk to health in people with heart disease is continued tobacco smoking, and NRT is clearly safest. What I would NOT do is have a cigarette anywhere near using a nicotine patch or gum. Good luck quitting. ...Read more

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Nitro-dur 5 patch touched bare hand when applying it to someone will that effect me if I drink?

Not a problem: Forget it - it takes about 30 minutes to absorb any significant amount of medication .Even then, the worst that would happen is you'd get a headache. ...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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How effective is nitroglycerin (Nitro-Bid) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is nitroglycerin (Nitro-Bid) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Good but: Nitroglycerin is a short acting medication used to dilate blood vessels. This helps to relieve symptoms of angina. Nitroglycerin does not treat the blockage of heart disease. You should see your doctor if you are having episodes of angina. Good luck. ...Read more

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Who should not use Nitro-Bid?

Who should not use Nitro-Bid?

Nitro-Bid: "Allergic reactions to organic nitrates are extremely rare, but they do occur. Nitroglycerin is contraindicated in patients who are allergic to it." See: http://www.drugs.com/pro/nitro-bid.html ...Read more

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What do doctors think of Nitro X Pro?

Nitro X Pro: I don't speak enough German to be able to read about the product. But Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. ...Read more

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Can you take nitro tabs while on warfarin?

Can you take nitro tabs while on warfarin?

Yes: Remember to take each as directed by your doctor and keep regular appointments for continuous care. Both drugs can cause headaches, dizziness, fatigue , fainting. If these worsen contact your doctor. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription for Nitro Shred?

Nitro Shed: This looks like a product that can be purchased off the shelf. Take care. ...Read more

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Can be the person take MuscleTech nitro-tech protein?

Can be the person take MuscleTech nitro-tech protein?

Why?: Supplements like this are only likely to cause problems, such as future kidney disease. A reasonable diet has more than enough protein even for athletes, and i don't recommend extra vitamins, minerals, or herbs either. Promoters of such are only guaranteed to separate you from your money. ...Read more

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Can nitro-bid be used to help in getting a firmer erection?

No.: Despite numerous claims, there is no evidence that use of a topical agent such as nitro-bid can significantly enhance erections. It is an off-label use of the medication that can be dangerous for both you and your partner. Combining it with established erection drugs, such as viagra and Levitra (vardenafil) is dangerous. ...Read more