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Please describe the medication: nitroquick (nitroglycerin)?

Please describe the medication: nitroquick (nitroglycerin)?

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

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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How will the breathing trouble improve for diastolic HF patient? Is this a symptom for emergency or recurring? Any medications/rescuers-nitroquick?

How will the breathing trouble improve for diastolic HF patient? Is this a symptom for emergency or recurring? Any medications/rescuers-nitroquick?

Fluid removal: The most important initial treatment would be rapid fluid removal with a strong water pill (diuretic). This type of symptom, unfortunately is a hallmark of diastolic heart failure and often recurs with unclear precipitating factors. Keep to a low sodium diet, and stay on all medications faithfully. Weigh yourself everyday. Despite this, sometimes an emergency room visit is necessary. ...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

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How nitroquick (nitroglycerin) may be abused?

How nitroquick (nitroglycerin) may be abused?

Not: Since it causes a horrible headache in new users and can cause low blood pressure and loss of consciousness if taken in higher than recommended doses, there is no abuse potential. ...Read more

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Who should not use NitroQuick (nitroglycerin)?

NitroQuick (nitroglycerin): A significant list at : http://www. Drugs. Com/disease-interactions/nitroglycerin, nitroquick. Html ...Read more

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If a person were to take nitroquick (nitroglycerin) and was not have pains in his chest, what could happen?

If a person were to take nitroquick (nitroglycerin) and was not have pains in his chest, what could happen?

Nothing: Nothing would happen. People who aren't used to nitro sometimes get a headache that is harmless and goes away over about 30 minutes. People who overdose will get low blood pressure and can pass out. There are no serious consequence. It is often used in practice by people who have chest pain of unclear cause with no harm done. ...Read more

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Do you need a prescription for NitroQuick (nitroglycerin)?

NitroQuick (nitroglycerin): Yes, prescription is needed for NitroQuick (nitroglycerin). ...Read more

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CHF/CKD patient suffering from cough that increases at night. Treated at hospital for pneumonia. Should metoprolol be switch to nebivolol/nitroquick?

CHF/CKD patient suffering from cough that increases at night. Treated at hospital for pneumonia. Should metoprolol be switch to nebivolol/nitroquick?

Cough: If the cough was due to medication, it would be all day around, not just at night. Most likely etiology of cough is GERD. Try PPI (Prilosec OTC etc) daily at HS. If not relieved, see and ENT doctor to get checked out for cough at night. ...Read more

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What side effects are associated with NitroQuick (nitroglycerin)?

NitroQuick (nitroglycerin): See: http://www. Drugs. Com/sfx/nitroquick-side-effects. Html

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Can pregnant women use NitroQuick (nitroglycerin)?

NitroQuick (nitroglycerin): Nitroglycerin (NTG) is a FDA pregnancy category C medication. Please discuss with OB. ...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?

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

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If you use nitroquick (nitroglycerin) will it cause you any heart problems?

If you use nitroquick (nitroglycerin) will it cause you any heart problems?

No: Nitroquick (nitroglycerin) (brand name for Nitroglycerin sublingual tablets or spray) does not (ever) cause heart disease. If you take it more often than advised, it can cause your blood pressure to fall quickly, even causing you to pass out. This is a drug effect and not a disease. Nitroquick (nitroglycerin) is both very fast acting and lasts for a very brief time. It is no longer active 15-30 minutes after taking it. ...Read more

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How effective is nitroglycerin (NitroQuick) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

How effective is nitroglycerin (NitroQuick) for treating coronary artery disease (CAD)?

Nitro: The drug is effective for treating angina when it occurs and when taken before some stress can help prevent or minimize the resultant chest discomfort. It does nothing long term for the disease process. ...Read more

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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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What are 2 drugs that are similar to nitroglycerin?

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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What is an alternative drug for nitroglycerin for thoae taking sildenafil?

What is an alternative drug for nitroglycerin for thoae taking sildenafil?

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

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Can you tell me 2 drugs that are similar to nitroglycerin?

No sub: There's no substitute for short acting nitroglycerin. Amyl nitrate is similar but used as a provocative (testing agent) and isn't useful for treating angina. Isosorbide dintrate and Isosorbide Mononitrate are long acting forms of nitrate used as prophylaxis for angina but not to treat it. ...Read more

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I had tilt table test and I didn't pass out until the second phase after nitroglycerin. Bp dropped to 38/0. Positive result if drug induced? Pots?

POTS testing: POTS testing is much more complicated than just strapping you to a table and tilting you and measuring your B/P. 400 spaces does not allow a full explanation. Either speak to your cardiologist or make a virtual appt. You come from Georgia. Emory has great cardiology. Go there. ...Read more

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What is an alternative for nitroglycerin?

Other antianginals: Nitroglycerin is used to treat angina, or pain related to lack of oxygen to heart muscle. Other medications include beta blockers, calcium channel blockers, and a medication called ranexa (ranolazine). Only Nitroglycerin is fast-acting and used on an as-needed basis. ...Read more

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What is nitrostat (nitroglycerin) used for?

Nitroglycerine: Nitrostat is short acting nitroglycerineNitrostat & is a powerful vasodilator & is frequently used for an final relief. ...Read more

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What do you do if your nitroglycerin is expired?

Buy more: Ntg is good for 6 months if kept in an air tight amber glass (light resistent) container. If it's opened, it's only good for 6 weeks. After that, it should be discarded and replaced with fresh ntg. ...Read more

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Why might someone need nitrostat (nitroglycerin)?

Angina aka ChestPain: Nitrostat is a sublingual compressed nitroglycerin tablet that contains 0.3 mg, 0.4 mg, or 0.6 mg nitroglycerin.

This is used frequently by patients that undergo chest pain usually secondary to ischemia. Ischemia refers to an unbalance between oxygen demand and supply caused by possible stenosis.

Nitrostat dilates vessels, leading to improved blood flow and decreased chest pain. ...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

Dr. Joshua Buckler
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Nitroquick (Definition)

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