Nitrostat (nitroglycerin) — PFIZER

Acute episode of anginal pain
Pre-exertional prophylaxis of anginal pain
0.3 mg sublingual tablet
Place 1 tablet (0.3 mg) by sublingual route at the first sign of an attack; no more than 3 tabs are recommended within a 15 minute period.

0.4 mg sublingual tablet
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by sublingual route every 5 minutes as neededfor chest pain. Do not exceed 3 doses in 15 minutes.

0.6 mg sublingual tablet
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by sublingual route at 1St sign of attack; may repeat every 5 minutes up to 3 tabs; if no relief seek medical help

0.3 mg sublingual tablet
Place 1 tablet (0.3 mg) by sublingual route at the first sign of an attack; no more than 3 tabs are recommended within a 15 minute period.

0.4 mg sublingual tablet
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by sublingual route every 5 minutes as neededfor chest pain. Do not exceed 3 doses in 15 minutes.

0.6 mg sublingual tablet
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by sublingual route at 1St sign of attack; may repeat every 5 minutes up to 3 tabs; if no relief seek medical help

Acute episode of anginal pain
Dosage Type: Tablet, sublingual
Place 1 tablet (0.3 mg) by buccal route at the first sign of an attack; no more than 3 tabs are recommended within a 15 minute period.
Place 1 tablet (0.3 mg) by buccal route every 5 minutes until relief is obtained not to exceed 3 tablets in a 15-minute period
Place 1 tablet (0.3 mg) by sublingual route at the first sign of an attack; no more than 3 tabs are recommended within a 15 minute period.
Place 1 tablet (0.3 mg) by sublingual route every 5 minutes until relief is obtained not to exceed 3 tablets in a 15-minute period
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by buccal route at 1St sign of attack; may repeat every 5 minutes up to 3 tabs; if no relief seek medical help
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by buccal route at the first sign of an attack; no more than 3 tabs are recommended within a 15 minute period.
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by buccal route every 5 minutes until relief is obtained not to exceed 3 tablets in a 15-minute period
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by sublingual route at 1St sign of attack; may repeat every 5 minutes up to 3 tabs; if no relief seek medical help
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by sublingual route at the 1St sign of attack; may repeat every 5 min until relief; if pain persists after 3 tablets in 15 min, prompt medical attention is recommended
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by sublingual route every 5 minutes as neededfor chest pain. Do not exceed 3 doses in 15 minutes.
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by sublingual route every 5 minutes until relief is obtained not to exceed 3 tablets in a 15-minute period
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by buccal route at 1St sign of attack; may repeat every 5 minutes up to 3 tabs; if no relief seek medical help
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by buccal route at the first sign of an attack; no more than 3 tabs are recommended within a 15 minute period.
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by buccal route every 5 minutes until relief is obtained not to exceed 3 tablets in a 15-minute period
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by sublingual route at 1St sign of attack; may repeat every 5 minutes up to 3 tabs; if no relief seek medical help
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by sublingual route at the 1St sign of attack; may repeat every 5 min until relief; if pain persists after 3 tablets in 15 min, prompt medical attention is recommended
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by sublingual route every 5 minutes until relief is obtained not to exceed 3 tablets in a 15-minute period

Pre-exertional prophylaxis of anginal pain
Place 1 tablet (0.3 mg) by buccal route 5-10 minutes prior to activities which might precipitate an attack
Place 1 tablet (0.3 mg) by sublingual route 5-10 minutes prior to activities which might precipitate an attack
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by buccal route 5-10 minutes prior to activities which might precipitate an attack
Place 1 tablet (0.4 mg) by sublingual route 5-10 minutes prior to activities which might precipitate an attack
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by buccal route 5-10 minutes prior to activities which might precipitate an attack
Place 1 tablet (0.6 mg) by sublingual route 5-10 minutes prior to activities which might precipitate an attack
Severe Warnings
Intracerebral hemorrhage
Intracranial hypertension
Methemoglobinemia
Severe anemia
Contraindicated
None
Moderate Warnings
Hypotension
Severe chronic heart failure
Less Frequent
Severe
None

Less Severe
Nausea
Palpitations
Tachycardia
Vomiting
More Frequent
Severe
Syncope

Less Severe
Dizziness
Flushing
Headache disorder
Hypotension
Nervousness
Orthostatic hypotension
Paresthesia
Rare / Very Rare
Severe
Allergic dermatitis
Anaphylaxis
Blurred vision
Exfoliative dermatitis
Methemoglobinemia
Severe headache disorder
Xerostomia

Less Severe
Drowsy
Dyspnea
General weakness
Skin rash
Vertigo
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No precaution information has been provided for this patient type.
Nitroglycerin
Severity Level: 2
Additional Notes: Insuff human data; animal data do not suggest developmental toxicity

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Contraindicated
None

Precaution Exists
Nitroglycerin
GeneralExcretion PotentialEffect on InfantNotes
Evaluate use carefullyUnknownNot known; no or inclusive dataInsufficient data available

No Known Risk
None
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Contraindicated
None

Precaution Exists
Nitroglycerin
Cardiovascular-Start at low end of dosing range. May be more sensitive to the hypotensive effects of vasodilation.
Organ / SystemHEPRENCARDENDONEURO / PSYCHPULM
Increased Risk / Adverse EffectsNNYNNN
BEERS: N   HEDIS: N   STOPP: Y

No Known Risk
None
No ICD codes found for this drug.

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