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Nitroglycerin Spray Expiration
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
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Why shouldn't you use nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray to relieve angina in cases of hypothyrodism?
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
My heart stopped beating during tilt test for 8 seconds after being sprayed under my tonque with nitroglycerin why ?
Nitrogylcerin: Medication for angina is designed to relax the blood vessels around the heart increase the o2 demanded needed for the heart- however it can lower your bp- if you are healthy- there may be some concerns- esp since you are young- and are doing a tilt test. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My heart stopped beating during tilt test for 8 seconds after being sprayed under my tongue with nitroglycerin. Why ?
I have recurring angina despite using the nitrolingual spray. when should I go to the emergency room?
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↑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 moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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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