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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Doctors give nitroglycerin tablets to some of their heart patients to relax and dilate their blood vessels quickly with NO.
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It is prescribed that anyone with chronic stable angina keep nitroglycerin tablets or spray with them at all times.
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Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2002, is a viable alternative to nitroglycerin tablets and can be considered by healthcare professionals looking for treatment options for the many patients currently in need.
In March, American Airlines announced that it would begin putting new medical kits aboard its overseas planes, to supplement the basic kit required by the FAA (which provides only a stethoscope, a blood pressure cuff, epinephrine, nitroglycerin tablets, an antihistamine, and 50 percent glucose solution).
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