nitroglycerin tablets

nitroglycerin tablets

tablets of glyceryl trinitrate, a volatile ester prepared by the action of nitric and sulfuric acids on glycerol, available by prescription. A tablet placed under the tongue provides prompt relief of chest pain from angina, and sustained release forms (and patches) are available for preventing angina. To derive benefit from these drugs, they must not be used continuously: the body desensitizes to them.

ni·tro·glyc·er·in tab·lets

(nītrō-glisĕr-in tablĕts)
Medication used in angina pectoris to dilate blood vessels and relieve chest pain.
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Most religious scholars and healthcare practitioners agree that the following administration routes do not nullify fasting: Eye and ear drops; all substances absorbed into the body through the skin, such as creams, ointments, and medicated plasters; injections through the skin, muscle, joints, or veins, with the exception of intravenous feeding; oxygen and anaesthetic gasses; nitroglycerin tablets placed under the tongue for the treatment of angina and mouthwashes or oral sprays provided nothing swallowed enters the stomach.
Doctors give nitroglycerin tablets to some of their heart patients to relax and dilate their blood vessels quickly with NO.
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For example, nitroglycerin tablets typically expire after three to six months, which means they may not be as effective at improving blood flow to the heart when used after their expiration date.
It is prescribed that anyone with chronic stable angina keep nitroglycerin tablets or spray with them at all times.
I was taking four or five nitroglycerin tablets a day, and now I hardly take any.
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Before the therapy, he had to take nitroglycerin tablets every day and was short of breath.
Outcomes measured The effectiveness of the different therapies was evaluated by measuring the number of angina episodes per week, the number of nitroglycerin tablets taken per week, total exercise time, and time to 1-mm ST segment depression during exercise.
The spray causes the blood vessels to open immediately as does the familiar nitroglycerin tablets taken under one's tongue.