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What is an alternative for nitroglycerin?

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. Only Nitroglycerin is fast-acting and used on an as-needed basis. ...Read more

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Dr. Joshua Buckler
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Nitroquick (Definition)

Nitroquick 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 ...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 only a calcium channel blocker be used as an alternative to nitroglycerin?

Can only a calcium channel blocker be used as an alternative to nitroglycerin?

There are others: beta blocker and a medication called ranexa. But only Nitroglycerin is fast-acting and used on an as-needed basis. If you have queries shoot me an e-mail click this --> https://www.healthtap.com/experts/12714048-dr-vahe-yetimyan ...Read more

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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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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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How does nitroglycerin work?

How does nitroglycerin work?

↑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

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Can you get high from nitroglycerin ?

No: If you take enough Nitroglycerin your blood pressure will drop and you are very likely to pass out. This can be very dangerous. ...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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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


Dr. Warren Foster
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Nitrolingual (Definition)

Nitrolingual is a nitrate based agent which is a kind of chest ...Read more