erythrityl

erythrityl

 [ĕ-rith´rĭ-til]
the univalent radical from erythritol.
erythrityl tetranitrate a vasodilator used in angina pectoris and coronary insufficiency; because of its explosiveness it must be diluted, as with lactose.
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Nitrates include nitroglycerin, isosorbide monitrate, isosorbide dinitrate, erythrityl tetranitrate, pentaerythritol te-tranitrate, and sodium nitroprusside (see Table 3).
Commonly Prescribed Nitrates Generic Name Brand Name Nitroglycerin Deponit, Minitran, Nitrek, Nitro-Bid, Nitro-Bid IV, Nitro-Bid Plateau Caps, Nitrocine, Nitrodisc, Nitro-Dur, Nitrogard, Nitrogard-SR, Nitroglyn, Nitrol, Nitrol Ointment, Nitrol TSAR kit, Nitrong, Nitrong SR, Nitro-Par, Nitropress, Nitrostat, Nitro Time, Nitro-Trans System, Transderm Nitro, Tridil Isosorbide Mononitrate Imdur, ISMO, Monoket Isosorbide Dinitrate Dilatrate-SR, Iso-bid, Isordil, Isordil Tembids, Isordil Titradose, Sorbitrate, Sorbitrate SA Isosorbide Dinitrate/Phenobarbital Isordil w/PB Pentaerythritol Tetranitrate Peritrate, Peritrate SA Erythrityl Tetranitrate Cardilate Sodium Nitroprusside Nitropress Illicit Drugs Amyl nitrite "poppers" Adapted from the Pfizer Viagra letter to emergency physicians.