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Please describe the warnings of the use of nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray?

Please describe the warnings of the use of nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray?

Nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray: The spray form of nitroglycerine has a very rapid onset of action. It is a vasodilator so that low blood volume, fever and vasodilation, low blood pressure and stroke volume all have the potential for serious hypotension to be caused by the use of the agent. ...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 are the risks of using nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray?

Nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray: See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nitrolingual-pumpspray-side-effects.html

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Is nitroglycerin spray ever used for anything other than treating episodes of angina?

Yes: On rare occasions, it can be used to relieve symptoms of heart failure when water pills are not available or ineffective. ...Read more

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Im 17 can I take nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) pump spray?

Not advised: Why a young person lie you need nitroglycerine pump? Do you have coronary disease or coronary spasm.You need a consultation with your doctor. ...Read more

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What to do if I am 17 can I take nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) pump spray?

Yes, but: It will give you a terrific headache and won't do anything good for you. I'd advise against it. BTW, your profile says you're 32. What's up? ...Read more

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Why shouldn't you use nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray to relieve angina in cases of hypothyrodism?

Why shouldn't you use nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray to relieve angina in cases of hypothyrodism?

Spray: Hypothyroid patients often have slow heart rates and impaired vascular reactivity. If you cause venodilation with a dose of nitroglycerin in such a patient, you could drop the BP very low and cause syncope or worse ...Read more

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Is nitroglycerin spray ever used for anything other than angina heart pains?

Is nitroglycerin spray ever used for anything other than angina heart pains?

Yes: It's also effective for esophageal spasm which may accompany gastroesophageal reflux disease. In contrast to angina, which often improves with a single dose (0.4 mg), it's not uncommon for esophageal disease to require 2 or 3 doses which must be given at 5 minutes intervals to avoid hypotension (low bp) and syncope (passing out). ...Read more

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Is it possible that the nitroglycerin spray affect the breathing test for alcohol?

Is it possible that the nitroglycerin spray affect the breathing test for alcohol?

Unsure : But no one should be drinking & driving or driving after taking nitro for chest pain. ...Read more

Dr. Ira Katz
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Nitrolingual (Definition)

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