An Introduction to Side Effects of the Nitroglycerin Patch
Just like any medicine, nitroglycerin
) can cause side effects. However, not everyone who uses the medication will have problems. In fact, most people tolerate it quite well. If side effects do occur, in most cases, they are minor and either require no treatment or are treated easily by you or your healthcare provider.
(This article covers many, but not all, of the possible side effects with nitroglycerin patches. Your healthcare provider can discuss a more complete list with you.)
Nitroglycerin Patch Side Effects to Report
Some side effects of nitroglycerin patches are potentially serious and should be reported immediately to your healthcare provider. These include but are not limited to:
- Unexplained swelling of the mouth or throat
- Difficulty breathing or swallowing.