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Nitroglycerin Patch

Storage Information

Nitroglycerin patches should be stored at room temperature. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children and pets.

Is There a Generic Version?

This medication is available in generic form. Interestingly, not all nitroglycerin patches are equivalent to each other, even if they are the same strength. Some generics are equivalent to Nitro-Dur or Minitran, while other generics are equivalent to older brands of nitroglycerin patches that are no longer available.
(Click Generic Nitro-Dur for more information.)

Who Makes Nitroglycerin Patches?

Brand-name nitroglycerin patches are made by the following manufacturers:
  • Nitro-Dur is made by Key Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
  • Minitran is made by 3M Drug Delivery Systems for Graceway Pharmaceuticals, LLC.
Generic versions are made by a number of different manufacturers.

Available Strengths

This patch comes in the following strengths:
  • Nitroglycerin patch 0.1 mg per hour
  • Nitroglycerin patch 0.2 mg per hour
  • Nitroglycerin patch 0.3 mg per hour
  • Nitroglycerin patch 0.4 mg per hour
  • Nitroglycerin patch 0.6 mg per hour
  • Nitroglycerin patch 0.8 mg per hour.
The patches vary in size, with the lower strengths being smaller.
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Nitroglycerin Patch Information

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