Nitrosol Spray

Nitrosol Spray

glyceryl trinitrate

Manufacturer:

Beximco

Distributor:

Medispec
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Glyceryl trinitrate
Indications/Uses
Treatment & prophylaxis of angina pectoris & treatment of variant angina.
Dosage/Direction for Use
1-2 spray sublingually, may be repeated approx every 5 min as needed. Max: Not ≤3 spray w/in 15 min period. Prophylaxis 5-10 min before engaging in activities that might precipitate acute attack.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to nitrates. Hypotension, hypovolaemia, severe anaemia, cerebral haemorrhage & brain trauma, mitral stenosis & angina caused by hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy. Concomitant use w/ phosphodiesterase inhibitors.
Special Precautions
Lack of effect may be indicator of early MI. Avoid use in patients w/ incipient glaucoma. Pregnancy & lactation.
Adverse Reactions
Headache, dizziness, postural hypotension, flushing, tachycardia, paradoxical bradycardia.
Drug Interactions
Cross tolerance to other nitrates. Potentiated hypotensive effect w/ alcohol, phosphodiesterase inhibitors.
MIMS Class
Anti-Anginal Drugs
ATC Classification
C01DA02 - glyceryl trinitrate ; Belongs to the class of organic nitrate vasodilators. Used in the treatment of cardiac disease.
Presentation/Packing
Form
Nitrosol Spray 400 mcg/actuation
Packing/Price
200 metered dose x 1's
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