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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Nitrol (Overview)

Nitrol is a nitrate based agent which is a kind of chest pain drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Can you get a buzz from nitroglycerin?

Can you get a buzz from nitroglycerin?

Nothing good: The most common side effects are a pounding headache and dizziness/lightheadedness from low bp. Not recommended for recreation. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Nitrol (Overview)

Nitrol is a nitrate based agent which is a kind of chest pain drug (cardiovascular drug).


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Please describe the medication: nitroglycerin?

Please describe the medication: nitroglycerin?

Nitroglycerin : 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 your doctor and pharmacist. ...Read more

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My doctor prescribed nitroglycerin to treat a possible anal fissure. It burns my skin when i apply is that normal?

My doctor prescribed nitroglycerin to treat a possible anal fissure. It burns my skin when i apply is that normal?

Yes: As long as te fissure is open any medicine will probably burn. As this disappeareds the fissure is healing. ...Read more

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What is nitroglycerin paste used for?

What is nitroglycerin paste used for?

Chest pain: Nitroglycerin is a medication used to treat angina (chest pain) and can be used in a pill, spray, patch or paste form. ...Read more

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For mild anal fissure, how effective is nitroglycerin ointment 0.2% vs the rectiv 0.4%. Is it ok to use 0.2% to avoid some side effect. Thanks.

For mild anal fissure, how effective is nitroglycerin ointment 0.2% vs the rectiv 0.4%.  Is it ok to use 0.2% to avoid some side effect. Thanks.

Then OK : Yes some do not tolerate higher per cent age of nitroglycerine oint. Gives head aches etc, anal fissure is annoying and painful condition some times takes wks to heal, eat high fiber diet , stool softeners , plenty of fluids and local care will feel better soon. ...Read more

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Does nitroglycerin kill people?

Does nitroglycerin kill people?

No: No, but since it is used to treat a symptom of a potentially fatal disease, the more you need it the higher the risk. It can interact with viagra, levitra, (vardenafil) and Cialis to dangerously lower your blood pressure. ...Read more

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What happens if a person overdoses on nitroglycerin?

What happens if a person overdoses on nitroglycerin?

Various effects.: A nitroglycerin (NTG) overdose may lead to headache, flushing, low blood pressure, and increased heart rate. Death from nitroglycerin overdose is highly unlikely. If you or someone you know think you are experiencing these symptoms mildly as a result of NTG and think you/they’ve taken too much, call 800.222.1222 for advice. If you ever have serious concerns about how you’re feeling, call 911. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nitrol allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nitrol allergy?

Nitrol allergy: Nitrol (Nitroglycerin) can prevent or treat angina pain. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For possible adverse effects see: http://www.webmd.com/drugs/2/drug-11675/nitrol-transdermal/details ...Read more

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What is nitroglycerin used for?

Nitroglycerin: Nitroglycerin is a potent venodilator and is used primarily for lowering cardiac and systemic blood pressure in treating angina pectoris. Sometimes it is used for esophageal spasm or some vasospastic events. ...Read more

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What happens if a person overdoses on nitroglycerin?

Various effects.: A nitroglycerin (NTG) overdose may lead to headache, flushing, low blood pressure, and increased heart rate. Death from nitroglycerin overdose is highly unlikely. If you or someone you know think you are experiencing these symptoms mildly as a result of NTG and think you/they’ve taken too much, call 800.222.1222 for advice. If you ever have serious concerns about how you’re feeling, call 911. ...Read more

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What is NitroQuick (nitroglycerin)?

Nitroquick (nitroglycerin): Nitroquick is a brand name for nitroglycerine. Nitroglycerine is an old drug we use for rapid sublingual effect on angina pectoris ...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