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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
Nitrolingual (nitroglycerin) spray: See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/nitrolingual-pumpspray-side-effects. HtmlGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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?
My heart stopped beating during tilt test for 8 seconds after being sprayed under my tongue with nitroglycerin. Why?
Need Consultation: Talk to your cardiologist, this is something that he/she needs to know. ...Read more
I have recurring angina despite using the nitrolingual spray. When should I go to the emergency room?
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Depends: Most medications will still have some effectiveness for a few months after the expiration date however this varies. This is true of ntg patches as well. It would be best, however, not to rely on outdated medications and get a new prescription. ...Read more
↑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
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
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
Try to avoid this: Potentially ntg can drop the blood pressure which is the last thing you want to do to someone having a stroke (this will underperfuse the damaged area in the brain and extend the stroke). Ntg should only be given for a clear indication and with close monitoring of blood pressure in a setting that can reverse the effects if necessary ie a hospital, during a stroke. ...Read more
Blood flow: The use of sublingual nitroglycerine allows the nitroglycerine to enter the bloodstream almost immediately due to the highly vascularized tissue (lots of arteries and veins under the tongue). ...Read more
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
Not necessarily: Nitroglycerin is a vascular smooth muscle relaxant. It is indicated for the treatment of coronary arterial disease. Some patients benefit from sublingual Nitroglycerin for acute symptoms of esophageal spasm as well. Symptoms of esophageal spasm mimics angina. Chest pain from heart is usually related to exertion and activity last no more than 5-10 min and improves with rest. ...Read more
Stress testing: With exercise there is peripheral vasodilation physiologically. Nitroglycerin also lowers peripheral vascular resistance. It is possible for hypotension to result. When high exercise levels are not going to be reached but symptoms could occur at low exercise levels, nitroglycerin can be useful to decrease symptoms at low exercise levels. ...Read more
No: It doesn't work in the right places. ...Read more
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What to do if I'm having chest pain on the left side and had nitroquick (nitroglycerin) time2 help?
Chest pain: If you have chest pain and have taken Nitro without any improvement then you should be seen by a physician right away. You should go to an ER for evaluation. If it is not serious then you can follow with your regular physician, if it is then you will be admitted for further testing, but don't wait. ...Read more