What is Nitroglycerin Injection?
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution is used for Severe chest pain, Heart failure, Fluid accumulation in lungs, Food pipe injury, Heart attack, Postoperative high blood pressure and other conditions. Nitroglycerin Injection Solution may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution contains Nitroglycerin as an active ingredient.
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution works by releasing calcium ions that relaxes the smooth muscle cells.
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution Uses
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution is used for the treatment, control, prevention, & improvement of the following diseases, conditions and symptoms:
· Severe chest pain
· Heart failure
· Fluid accumulation in lungs
· Food pipe injury
· Heart attack
· Postoperative high blood pressure
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution – Composition and Active Ingredients
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution is composed of the following active ingredients (salts)
· Nitroglycerin – 5Mg
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution – Side-effects
The following is a list of possible side-effects that may occur from all constituting ingredients of Nitroglycerin Injection Solution. This is not a comprehensive list. These side-effects are possible, but do not always occur. Some of the side-effects may be rare but serious. Consult your doctor if you observe any of the following side-effects, especially if they do not go away.
· Neurologic deficit
· Temporary loss of consciousness
· Body produces excessive quantities of acid
· Abnormally slow heart action
· Urinary incontinence
· Nitroglycerin Injection Solution may also cause side-effects not listed here.
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution Working, Mechanism of Action and Pharmacology
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution improves the patient’s condition by performing the following functions:
· Releasing calcium ions that relaxes the smooth muscle cells.
Nitroglycerin Injection Solution – Precautions & How to Use
Before using Nitroglycerin Injection Solution, inform your doctor about your current list of medications, over the counter products (e.g. vitamins, herbal supplements, etc.), allergies, pre-existing diseases, and current health conditions (e.g. pregnancy, upcoming surgery, etc.). Some health conditions may make you more susceptible to the side-effects of the drug. Take as directed by your doctor or follow the direction printed on the product insert. Dosage is based on your condition. Tell your doctor if your condition persists or worsens. Important counseling points are listed below.
· Angina pectoris
· Chest pain
· Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy
· Paradoxical bradycardia