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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

Durable Power Of Attorney (Definition)

In a nutshell, dpoa is when the patient can no longer make sound/accurate informed decisions about their health care and require a proxy to make the decision for the patient, in their best interests. It only takes into effect if the patient is unable to make sound decisions, and can be inactivated verbably by the ...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?

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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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

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Should i take isosorbide dinitrate or isosorbide mononitrate?

Should i take isosorbide dinitrate or isosorbide mononitrate?

You should take: whichever your health care provider has recommended. Mononitrate has a longer half life and less likely to develop tolerance. Used more commonly in stable angina patients. Ask your health care provider this questions as s/he has your medical history available. ...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

Dr. Bernard Seif
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Suffocation During Birth (Definition)

Suffocation during birth is also known as Asphyxia Neonatorum. It is when the pulse becomes decreased or absent during birth for a prolonged period of time (usually greater than five minutes) and may result in the newborn requiring Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation at birth and ...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