Nitroglycerin sustained-release capsules

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side effects

  I simply want to know what side effects may occur if one has hypertension and takes nitroglycerin perhaps once or twice a week when in order to lower an unusually-elecated blood pressure. Thank you
by jack karr in Saint Joseph, MO., 04/27/2007

Nitroglycerin sustained-release capsules
Nitroglycerin sustained-release capsules (Nitro-Bid Plateau Caps
Nitroglycerin Sustained-Release
(nye-troh- GLIH-sir-in)
Pregnancy Category: C Nitroglyn (Rx)
Nitroglycerin sustained-release tablets
Nitroglycerin sustained-release tablets (Nitrogard-SR)
Nitroglycerin Sustained-Release
(nye-troh- GLIH-sir-in)
Pregnancy Category: C Nitrogard-SR Nitrong Nitrong SR (Rx)

Classification: Antianginal agent (coronary vasodilator)

See Also: See also Antianginal Drugs, Nitrates/Nitrites .

Action/Kinetics: Sustained-release. Onset: 20-45 min; duration: 3-8 hr.

Uses: To prevent anginal attacks. ``Possibly effective'' for the prophylaxis or treatment of anginal attacks.

Special Concerns: Dosage has not been established in children.

How Supplied: Nitroclycerin sustained-release capsules: Capsule, Extended Release: 2.5 mg, 6.5 mg, 9 mg. Nitroglycerin sustained-release tablets: Tablet, Extended Release: 2 mg

?Sustained-Release Capsules
2.5, 6.5, or 9 mg q 8-12 hr.
?Sustained-Release Tablets
1.3, 2.6, or 6.5 mg q 8-12 hr.

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