Nitrostat (nitroglycerin) — PFIZER

Angina
Pre-exertional prophylaxis of angina pectoris
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

Angina
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 angina pectoris
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
Tachyarrhythmia
Vomiting
More Frequent
Severe
Fainting

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
More information
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

More information
Contraindicated
None

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

No Known Risk
None
More information
Contraindicated
None

Precaution Exists
Nitroglycerin
Cardiovascular-Elderly are more sensitive to the hypotensive effects of vasodilation.
Organ / SystemHEPRENCARDENDONEURO / PSYCHPULM
Increased Risk / Adverse EffectsNNYNNN
BEERS: Y   HEDIS: N   STOPP: Y

No Known Risk
None
Angina
I20Angina pectoris
I20.0Unstable angina
I20.1Angina pectoris with documented spasm
I20.8Other forms of angina pectoris
I20.9Angina pectoris, unspecified
I23.7Postinfarction angina
I25.11Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with angina pectoris
I25.110Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with unstable angina pectoris
I25.111Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.118Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.119Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.7Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s) and coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris
I25.70Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with angina pectoris
I25.700Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with unstable angina pectoris
I25.701Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.708Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.709Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.71Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris
I25.710Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unstable angina pectoris
I25.711Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.718Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.719Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.72Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris
I25.720Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unstable angina pectoris
I25.721Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.728Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.729Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.73Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris
I25.730Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unstable angina pectoris
I25.731Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.738Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.739Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.75Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris
I25.750Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with unstable angina
I25.751Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.758Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.759Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.76Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris
I25.760Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with unstable angina
I25.761Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.768Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.769Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.79Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris
I25.790Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unstable angina pectoris
I25.791Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.798Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.799Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unspecified angina pectoris
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I20 Angina pectoris
I20.0 Unstable angina
I20.1 Angina pectoris with documented spasm
I20.8 Other forms of angina pectoris
I20.9 Angina pectoris, unspecified
I23.7 Postinfarction angina
I25.11 Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with angina pectoris
I25.110 Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with unstable angina pectoris
I25.111 Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.118 Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.119 Atherosclerotic heart disease of native coronary artery with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.7 Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s) and coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris
I25.70 Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with angina pectoris
I25.700 Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with unstable angina pectoris
I25.701 Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.708 Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.709 Atherosclerosis of coronary artery bypass graft(s), unspecified, with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.71 Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris
I25.710 Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unstable angina pectoris
I25.711 Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.718 Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.719 Atherosclerosis of autologous vein coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.72 Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris
I25.720 Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unstable angina pectoris
I25.721 Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.728 Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.729 Atherosclerosis of autologous artery coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.73 Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris
I25.730 Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unstable angina pectoris
I25.731 Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.738 Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.739 Atherosclerosis of nonautologous biological coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.75 Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris
I25.750 Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with unstable angina
I25.751 Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.758 Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.759 Atherosclerosis of native coronary artery of transplanted heart with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.76 Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris
I25.760 Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with unstable angina
I25.761 Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.768 Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.769 Atherosclerosis of bypass graft of coronary artery of transplanted heart with unspecified angina pectoris
I25.79 Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris
I25.790 Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unstable angina pectoris
I25.791 Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with angina pectoris with documented spasm
I25.798 Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with other forms of angina pectoris
I25.799 Atherosclerosis of other coronary artery bypass graft(s) with unspecified angina pectoris

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