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Is it safe to use ventolin and nitroglycerin pump to relieve symptoms of aortic valve stenosis?

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Dr. Howard Rubin
Internal Medicine - Cardiology
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In brief: Aortic stenosis

Nitroglycerin is dangerous to use with severe or critical aortic stenosis as it can cause a drop in blood pressure for which the heart cannot compensate due to the obstruction to outflow of the heart through the obstructed aortic valve.

In brief: Aortic stenosis

Nitroglycerin is dangerous to use with severe or critical aortic stenosis as it can cause a drop in blood pressure for which the heart cannot compensate due to the obstruction to outflow of the heart through the obstructed aortic valve.
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