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Dr. Milton Alvis Jr
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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. Milton Alvis Jr
66 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