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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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What do you advise for heart patients and take this medication.my question is does nitroquick (nitroglycerin) offer the same benefit is nitroquick (nitroglycerin) the same as nitroglyceren?
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
CHF/CKD patient suffering from cough that increases at night. treated at hospital for pneumonia. Should metoprolol be switch to nebivolol/nitroquick?
NitroQuick (nitroglycerin): See: http://www.drugs.com/sfx/nitroquick-side-effects.htmlGet a more detailed answer ›
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
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