Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray

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Composition for Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray

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5 ml in 1 packet
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Medicine Overview of Nitrocin (Pen) Spray

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Uses of Nitrocin (Pen) Spray

Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Side effects of Nitrocin (Pen) Spray

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Headache, Dizziness, Flushing of face, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).

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How to use Nitrocin (Pen) Spray

Use it as advised by your doctor or check the label for directions before use.

How Nitrocin (Pen) Spray works

Nitrocin (pen) 25mg spray is in a group of drugs called nitrates. It 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 Nitrocin (Pen) Spray

Expert advice for Nitrocin (Pen) Spray

  • Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
  • You may develop tolerance to Nitrocin (pen) with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Notify your doctor about other medicines (eg. sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil) that you are taking as Nitrocin (pen) may interact with them and cause a serious fall in blood pressure. This may lead to collapse, unconsciousness and could be fatal.
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Warnings
Special precautions for Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray
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Alcohol
No interaction found
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray is probably safe to use during pregnancy.

Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
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Lactation
Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray is probably safe to use during lac
tation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
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Driving
Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, t
ired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
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Kidney
Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray is probably safe to use in patient
s with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Nitroci
n (Pen) 25mg Spray in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
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Missed Dosageuses

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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Nitrocin (Pen) 25mg Spray

Frequently asked questions for Glyceryl Trinitrate

Nitrocin (pen) belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitrocin (pen) 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.
Nitrocin (pen) 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.
Vasodilation with Nitrocin (pen) 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.
Nitrocin (pen) 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).
Nitrocin (pen) is not a beta blocker. Nitrocin (pen) belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitrocin (pen) is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Nitrocin (pen) is not a steroid. Nitrocin (pen) belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitrocin (pen) 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.
Nitrocin (pen) spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Nitrocin (pen), 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.
Nitrocin (pen) is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Nitrocin (pen) 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.
Nitrocin (pen) works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Headache is a side effect of Nitrocin (pen) 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.
Nitrocin (pen) 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, Nitrocin (pen) relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Nitrocin (pen) 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.
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Substitutes for Nitrocin (Pen)

No substitutes found for this medicine
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