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How fast does nitroglycerin act when used to treat a myocardial infarction?
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Dr. Francis Uricchio
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Immediate
Sublingual Nitroglycerin works almost immediately.
The effect lasts less than 5 minutes when given under the tongue.

In brief: Immediate
Sublingual Nitroglycerin works almost immediately.
The effect lasts less than 5 minutes when given under the tongue.
Dr. Francis Uricchio
Dr. Francis Uricchio
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Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
In brief: MI
Nitroglycerin is used to treat the symptoms of chest pressure during a mi but doesn't necessarily treat a myocardial infarction.
When ntg is given it acts usually within minutes.

In brief: MI
Nitroglycerin is used to treat the symptoms of chest pressure during a mi but doesn't necessarily treat a myocardial infarction.
When ntg is given it acts usually within minutes.
Dr. Pareena Bilkoo
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