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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. Jeffrey Satinover
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Nitro Dur (Definition)

Nitro-Dur is a nitrate based agent which is a kind of chest ...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?

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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Please describe the medication: nitroglycerin?

Please describe the medication: nitroglycerin?

Nitroglycerin: 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 your doctor and pharmacist. ...Read more

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Please describe the medication: nitroquick (nitroglycerin)?

Please describe the medication: nitroquick (nitroglycerin)?

Nitroglycerin: Nitroquick (nitroglycerin) is a fast acting Nitroglycerin which 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 your doctor and pharmacist. ...Read more

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What are 2 drugs that are similar to nitroglycerin?

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

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What is an alternative drug for nitroglycerin for thoae taking sildenafil?

What is an alternative drug for nitroglycerin for thoae taking sildenafil?

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

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Can you tell me 2 drugs that are similar to nitroglycerin?

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

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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?

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

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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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What is NitroQuick (nitroglycerin)?

Nitroquick (nitroglycerin): Nitroquick is a brand name for nitroglycerine. Nitroglycerine is an old drug we use for rapid sublingual effect on angina pectoris ...Read more

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What is an alternative for nitroglycerin?

Other antianginals: Nitroglycerin is used to treat angina, or pain related to lack of oxygen to heart muscle. Other medications include beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, and a medication called ranexa (ranolazine). Only Nitroglycerin is fast-acting and used on an as-needed basis. ...Read more

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What is nitrostat (nitroglycerin) used for?

Nitroglycerine: Nitrostat is short acting nitroglycerineNitrostat & is a powerful vasodilator & is frequently used for an final relief. ...Read more

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What do you do if your nitroglycerin is expired?

Buy more: Ntg is good for 6 months if kept in an air tight amber glass (light resistent) container. If it's opened, it's only good for 6 weeks. After that, it should be discarded and replaced with fresh ntg. ...Read more

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Why might someone need nitrostat (nitroglycerin)?

Angina aka ChestPain: Nitrostat is a sublingual compressed nitroglycerin tablet that contains 0.3 mg, 0.4 mg, or 0.6 mg nitroglycerin.

This is used frequently by patients that undergo chest pain usually secondary to ischemia. Ischemia refers to an unbalance between oxygen demand and supply caused by possible stenosis.

Nitrostat dilates vessels, leading to improved blood flow and decreased chest pain. ...Read more

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What is nitroglycerin paste used for?

What is nitroglycerin paste used for?

Chest pain: Nitroglycerin is a medication used to treat angina (chest pain) and can be used in a pill, spray, patch or paste form. ...Read more

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How nitroquick (nitroglycerin) may be abused?

Not: Since it causes a horrible headache in new users and can cause low blood pressure and loss of consciousness if taken in higher than recommended doses, there is no abuse potential. ...Read more

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Could nitroglycerin be used to treat migraines?

Not usually: Nitroglycerin vasodialates. This results in increased blood flow into the head which will worsen headaches. ...Read more