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What are the common side effects of nitroglycerin for someone with no known heart condition?

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Dr. John Garner
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Why?!

This is a pretty foolish thing to engage in if there's no clear medical need.
You can expect severe headache, hypotension, loss of consciousness, dizziness and racing heart. If you have an undiagnosed condition affecting certain organs, death could result.

In brief: Why?!

This is a pretty foolish thing to engage in if there's no clear medical need.
You can expect severe headache, hypotension, loss of consciousness, dizziness and racing heart. If you have an undiagnosed condition affecting certain organs, death could result.
Dr. John Garner
Dr. John Garner
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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology

In brief: Nitroglycerin

Potential side effects in people with or without heart disease are headache, dizziness, and a drop in blood pressure.
The effect of the drug is only for thirty minutes.

In brief: Nitroglycerin

Potential side effects in people with or without heart disease are headache, dizziness, and a drop in blood pressure.
The effect of the drug is only for thirty minutes.
Dr. Howard Rubin
Dr. Howard Rubin
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