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What is the treatment for nitroglycerin overdose?

What is the treatment for nitroglycerin overdose?

Nitroglycerin: Can cause the blood pressure to drop so laying down with head down feet up higher than the heart and fluids. ...Read more

Dr. Joshua Buckler
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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


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What is the treatment for nitroglycerin overdose?

Nitroglycerin: Can cause the blood pressure to drop so laying down with head down feet up higher than the heart and fluids. ...Read more

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Can an overdose of nitroglycerin cause death?

Can an overdose of nitroglycerin cause death?

Rarely: You are more likely to end up turning blue and getting the worst headache of your life. Deaths in this setting are uncommon. Among physically healthy people who have made serious attempts on their lives, 99% are pleased, one year later, that they failed. ...Read more

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Can it be possible for you to overdose on nitroglycerin pills?

Nitroglycerine pills: If you overdose on nitroglycerine pills, your blood pressure will drop precipitously and you might pass out and or worse. If you take nitroglycerine when you are dehydrated or otherwise vasodilated, similar things can happen. Nitroglycerine is a serious medication. ...Read more

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How to know if I overdosed on nitrostat, (nitroglycerin) I may have symptoms?

How to know if I overdosed on nitrostat, (nitroglycerin) I may have symptoms?

Symptoms, BP: Excessive nitroglycerin typically lowers your blood pressure so you might feel dizziness, weakness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting and/or rapid heart rate. Fortunately, the effects of Nitrostat wear off soon. If you have persistent symptoms, go to the Emergency Room. ...Read more

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How does nitroglycerin work?

How does nitroglycerin work?

↑es NitricOxide ERF: Nitric Oxide, long called Endothelial Relaxing Factor (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nitric_oxide & http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glyceryl_trinitrate) mostly relaxes veins thus ?ing blood return to both right & left heart, less so arteries, ?ing heart work load plus may relax heart artery spasm at narrowing: ?ing blood flow to heart muscle with ?blood flow from which pressure/discomfort is perceived ...Read more

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How do you take nitroglycerin?

How do you take nitroglycerin?

Under tongue: Usually it is placed under the tongue and allowed to dissolve. It can be given intravenously or by a patch placed on the skin. ...Read more

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Can you get high from nitroglycerin ?

No: If you take enough Nitroglycerin your blood pressure will drop and you are very likely to pass out. This can be very dangerous. ...Read more

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