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Nitrocontin 6.4 MG Tablet 30

Nitrocontin 6.4 MG Tablet 30

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    • Rs. 208.00

    Uses :

    Glyceryl trinitrate is mainly used to treat and prevent the chest pain associated with angina. Glyceryl trinitrate uses also include treatment of sudden and intense vasoconstriction of heart arteries, high blood pressure during cardiac surgery and left ventricular failure accompanying a heart attack.

    Mode of drug action


    Glyceryl trinitrate belongs to a class of drugs known as nitrates. Nitrates acts by temporarily relaxing the smooth muscles present in the walls of blood vessels in the heart. Relaxing the blood vessels reduces the strain on the heart thereby making it easy to pump blood.

    What are the common side effects?

    Nitrocontin side effects include nausea and vomiting, allergic reaction, flushing, blurred vision, xerostomia, dizziness, fainting, headache, decreased blood pressure, lightheadedness, nervousness, and tachycardia.

    Warning

    Pregnancy: Unsafe Breast feeding: Safe under medical guidance Alcohol: Unsafe Kidney dysfunction: Caution required Liver dysfunction: Caution required

    Special precautions for safe use

    • Avoid Nitrocontin tablets in case of allergy to glyceryl trinitrate or any other ingredients.

    • Patients who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding should consult a doctor before taking Nitrocontin tablets.

    • Avoid alcohol while taking glyceryl trinitrate medication, as it may increase the symptoms such as thirst, nausea, flushing, increased heartbeat, chest pain and low blood pressure.

    • This medicine may cause drowsiness or dizziness, so avoid activities requiring alertness such as driving and operating heavy machinery.

    What else should I know?

    1. Are there any other dosage forms of Glyceryl trinitrate other than tablets? Yes, Glyceryl trinitrate is also available as sublingual tablets, ointment, sprays, and transdermal patches.

    2. What are the other uses of Glyceryl dinitrate? Medically it is used as a vasodilator, whereas non-medically it is used to make explosives.

    3. I experienced worsening of chest pain while taking Nitrocontin, shall I stop the medication or Worsening of the chest pain is a side effect of the drug Glyceryl trinitrate, abruptly stopping the medication may increase the blood pressure. Consult your doctor immediately.

    4. Is it safe to take sildenafil citrate along with Glyceryl trinitrate? No. Concomitant use of two nitrates may cause a severe drop in the blood pressure.

    5. Is it safe to take Nitrocontin with or without food? Nitrocontin can be safely taken with or without food but advised to take at a fixed time.

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