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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