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Were you looking for more information about Nitroglycerin? Nitroglycerine is a common misspelling of nitroglycerin.
People with coronary artery disease may benefit from nitroglycerin (Minitran™, Nitro-Bid®, Nitro-Dur®, Nitrolingual®, NitroMist®, Nitrostat®, Rectiv™). This medication is specifically approved to treat or prevent angina (chest pain). It works by improving blood flow and oxygen supply to the heart by relaxing the veins and arteries. Nitroglycerin is available by prescription only and comes in the form of tablets, capsules, patches, an ointment, and an intravenous (IV) solution. One particular ointment form (Rectiv) is approved for the treatment of anal fissures.
(Click Nitroglycerin for a more in-depth look at this medication and its specific uses, effects, dosing guidelines, and potential side effects. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
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