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Medicine Overview of ISKEM GTN TABLET
Uses of ISKEM GTN TABLET
Iskem gtn 2.6mg tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (angina).
Side effects of ISKEM GTN TABLET
Headache, Dizziness, Flushing of face, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use ISKEM GTN TABLET
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Iskem gtn 2.6mg tablet at a fixed time.
How ISKEM GTN TABLET works
Iskem gtn 2.6mg tablet reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.
In Depth Information on ISKEM GTN TABLET
Expert advice for ISKEM GTN TABLET
- Do not take glyceryl trinitrate tablets, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to glyceryl trinitrate.
- Consult your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking glyceryl trinitrate.
- This medicine may make you drowsy or dizzy. If affected, do not drive or operate machines.
Special precautions for ISKEM GTN 2.6MG TABLET
Iskem gtn 2.6mg tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing,+more
increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
Iskem gtn 2.6mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Iskem gtn 2.6mg tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
patients should not drive or operate machinery.
Caution should be exercised in cases of severe renal impairment;
There is no interaction between liver impairment and consumi+more
ng this drug. So dose alteration is not needed....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
TAZZLE 10MG TABLET, TAZZLE 20MG TABLET, ED SAVE 20MG DISINTEGRATING STRIP, CIALIS 10MG TABLET
If you miss a dose of Glyceryl Trinitrate, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for ISKEM GTN 2.6MG TABLET
Frequently asked questions for Glyceryl Trinitrate
Q. What is glyceryl trinitrate?
Glyceryl trinitrate belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What does glyceryl trinitrate treat?
Glyceryl trinitrate is used to prevent or stop angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart) and stop spasms in the blood vessels of the heart.
Q. Is glyceryl trinitrate a vasodilator?
Glyceryl trinitrate belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It works by relaxing the blood vessels of the heart, reducing the strain on the heart and making it easier to pump blood.
Q. How does glyceryl trinitrate cause vasodilation?
Vasodilation with glyceryl trinitrate is achieved by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels by relaxing the smooth muscles of the blood vessels.
Q. How is glyceryl trinitrate is taken?
glyceryl trinitrate is taken in the form of sublingual tablets, sprays, and transdermal patches for the treatment of angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart).
Q. Is glyceryl trinitrate a beta blocker?
Glyceryl trinitrate is not a beta blocker. Glyceryl trinitrate belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. Is glyceryl trinitrate harmful?
Glyceryl trinitrate is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is glyceryl trinitrate a steroid?
Glyceryl trinitrate is not a steroid. Glyceryl trinitrate belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What is glyceryl trinitrate spray used for?
Glyceryl trinitrate spray is used to relieve the pain of an angina attack as soon as it has started. It is also used to prevent angina caused by exercise, emotional stress or exposure to cold.
Q. How does glyceryl trinitrate spray work?
Glyceryl trinitrate spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of glyceryl trinitrate, the active ingredient, each time the button is pressed. It is to be used under your tongue and should not be inhaled. It is used to relieve the pain of an angina attack as soon as it has started. It is also used to prevent angina caused by exercise, emotional stress or exposure to cold.
Q. Why is glyceryl trinitrate given sublingually?
Glyceryl trinitrate is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Glyceryl trinitrate is also readily absorbed from the gastrointestinal tract, but due to its large breakdown (extensive first-pass metabolism) in the liver, its bioavailability (fraction of a given dose in an unchanged form that reaches the systemic circulation) is decreased.
Q. Does glyceryl trinitrate work like sildenafil?
Both sildenafil and glyceryl trinitrate work by dilation of blood vessels which helps in a better blood flow but the mechanisms are entirely different and they are used for different conditions. Sildenafil is used for the treatment of erectile dysfunction and glyceryl trinitrate is used for the treatment of chest pain. Please consult your doctor before taking any medicine for your disease conditions.
Q. Does glyceryl trinitrate work?
Glyceryl trinitrate works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Q. Why does glyceryl trinitrate cause a headache?
Headache is a side effect of glyceryl trinitrate and this can be due to the dilation of cerebral arteries (those arteries supplying different parts of the brain). It usually disappears within several days of continued treatment.
Q. How does glyceryl trinitrate relieve angina pectoris?
Glyceryl Trinitrate belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It acts by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels by relaxing its smooth muscles. This reduces the strain on the heart by making it easier to pump blood. In this manner, glyceryl trinitrate relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Q. How does glyceryl trinitrate reduce blood pressure?
Glyceryl trinitrate reduces the blood pressure by dilating the blood vessels and decreasing the workload of the heart. However, it is not used for the treatment of high blood pressure.