Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/HrGeneric Alternative to Minitran, Nitro-Dur
Please Note: Nitroglycerin is known as nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin (TNG), trinitroglycerine, nitro, glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), or 1,2,3-trinitroxypropane. These products are different names for the same medication and are equivalent.
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Nitroglycerin Drug Information
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Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr is used to prevent chest pain (angina) in people with a certain heart condition (coronary artery disease). Nitroglycerin belongs to a class of drugs known as nitrates. Angina occurs when the heart muscle is not getting enough blood. Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so blood can flow more easily to the heart. Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr will not relieve chest pain once it occurs. It is also not intended to be used just before physical activities (such as exercise, sexual activity) to prevent chest pain. Other medications may be needed in these situations. Consult your doctor for more details.
How to Use Nitroglycerin
Read the Patient Information Leaflet available from your pharmacist. Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have any questions. Remove the patch from its pouch, and peel off the protective clear liner as directed. Usually, you will wear the patch on the upper arm or chest. However, you can wear it anywhere on the body below the neck and above the knees or elbows. Apply the patch to a clean, dry, and hairless area. Hair in the area may be clipped, but not shaved. Avoid areas with cuts or irritation. Do not apply the patch immediately after bathing or showering. Wait until your skin is completely dry. However, you may bathe, shower, and swim while wearing the patch. Press the patch firmly in place with the palm of your hand. Wash your hands after applying the patch. You will usually use 1 patch a day and wear it for 12 to 14 hours or as directed by your doctor. The Dosage of Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. To reduce skin irritation, apply each new patch to a different area of skin. After removing the old patch, fold it in half with the sticky sides together, and discard out of reach of children and pets. Use Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr regularly to get the most benefit from it. To help you remember, use it at the same time each day. Do not suddenly stop using Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may become worse when the drug is suddenly stopped. Your dose may need to be gradually decreased. Although unlikely, when Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr is used for a long time, it may not work as well and may require different dosing. Tell your doctor if Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr stops working well (for example, you have worsening chest pain or it occurs more often).
Before using Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it; or to similar drugs (such as isosorbide mononitrate); or to nitrites; or if you have any other allergies. Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr may contain inactive ingredients, which can cause allergic reactions or other problems. Talk to your pharmacist for more details. Before using Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history,recent head injury, anemia, low blood pressure, loss of too much body water (dehydration), other heart problems (such as recent heart attack). Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr may make you dizzy. Alcohol or marijuana (cannabis) can make you more dizzy. Do not drive, use machinery, or do anything that needs alertness until you can do it safely. Limit alcoholic beverages. Talk to your doctor if you are using marijuana (cannabis). Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use (including prescription drugs, nonprescription drugs, and herbal products). If you are going to have an MRI test, tell testing personnel that you are using this patch. Some patches may contain metals that can cause serious burns during an MRI. Ask your doctor whether you will need to remove your patch before the test and apply a new patch afterward, and how to do so properly. Older adults may be more sensitive to the side effects of Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr, especially dizziness and lightheadedness, which could increase the risk of falls. During pregnancy, Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr should be used only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor. It is not known whether Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr passes into breast milk or if it may harm a nursing infant. Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.
If you miss a dose of Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr, apply it as soon as you remember. If it is near the time of the next dose, skip the missed dose. Use your next dose at the regular time. Do not double the dose to catch up.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor's approval.drugs used to treat erectile dysfunction-ED or pulmonary hypertension (such as sildenafil, tadalafil), certain drugs to treat migraine headaches (ergot alkaloids such as ergotamine), riociguat. Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr may interfere with certain laboratory tests (including blood cholesterol levels), possibly causing false test results. Make sure laboratory personnel and all your doctors know you use Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr.
Nitroglycerin Side Effects
What are Nitroglycerin side effects?
Side effects are physical, mental or emotional symptoms which occur in addition to or outside of the desired effect of a therapeutic treatment such as an over-the-counter or prescribed drug or medication. Side effects from Nitroglycerin may occur at the beginning or at the end of treatment and may also depend on the length of time an individual remains on the treatment. Side effects, also known as adverse effects, are generally more likely to occur when starting treatment. Individuals may also experience side effects from Nitroglycerin as a result of an interaction with other medications.
Side Effects of Nitroglycerin
The side effects of Nitroglycerin may vary in number and intensity for many different reasons. Factors such as age, weight, gender and ethnicity may influence the side effects of Nitroglycerin. Also, an individual’s state of general physical health and seriousness of the disease or illness as well as an increase or decrease in dosage may lead to side effects. Further, side effects from Nitroglycerin may also occur as a result of an interaction with certain herbal supplements, foods or drinks.
Prescription drug side effects can be serious and may cause patients to stop the treatment. However, when side effects from the use of a prescription drug, such as Nitroglycerin, do occur a patient should consult their physician. A physician may prescribe an additional treatment in order to control the symptoms or an adjustment in the dosage may be made. In addition, changes to diet, exercise or other lifestyle activities may help to lessen the side effects of Nitroglycerin.
By understanding side effects and the factors which may influence the occurrence of side effects patients are empowered to take an active role in their care. Patients who have specific questions about the side effects of Nitroglycerin, or any other medication, should contact their physician. General information about Nitroglycerin and the side effects associated with Nitroglycerin are described in the following:
Common Nitroglycerin Side Effects
- orthostatic hypotension
- headache disorder
Less Frequent Nitroglycerin Side Effects
- skin irritation
Rare or Very Rare Nitroglycerin Side Effects
- blurred vision
- dermatitis due to topical drug
- skin rash
- severe headache disorder
Store at room temperature between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C) away from light and moisture. Brief storage between 59-86 degrees F (15-30 degrees C) is permitted. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets. Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Properly discard Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/Hr when it is expired or no longer needed (See How to Use section).
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