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Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet

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Composition for Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Nitrogard Tablet

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Uses of Nitrogard Tablet

Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Nitrogard Tablet side effects

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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 Nitrogard 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. Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nitrogard Tablet works

Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet is a nitrate.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 Nitrogard Tablet

Expert advice for Nitrogard Tablet

  • Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
  • You may develop tolerance to Nitrogard 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 Nitrogard 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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Nitrogard Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Nitrogard Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet 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.
Lactation
Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nitrogard Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Nitrogard 2.6mg Tablet, 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.

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Frequently asked questions about Nitrogard Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate

Nitrogard belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitrogard 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.
Nitrogard 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 Nitrogard 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.
Nitrogard 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).
Nitrogard is not a beta blocker. Nitrogard belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitrogard is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Nitrogard is not a steroid. Nitrogard belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitrogard 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.
Nitrogard spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Nitrogard, 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.
Nitrogard is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Nitrogard 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.
Nitrogard works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Headache is a side effect of Nitrogard 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.
Nitrogard 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, Nitrogard relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Nitrogard 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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Taking Nitrogard with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nitrogard with Vardenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
Nitrogard with Udenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sildenafil low strength: Vasosure, Pulmosil, Sildaflow, PAH, Pulmoday, Target Plus
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tadalafil other strength: Modula, Tafil, Mildfil, Tadaflo, Ttab, Tadnor
Nitrogard with Cimetropium Bromide
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Medicines with composition Cimetropium Bromide: Ibscim
Nitrogard with Otilonium Bromide
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Medicines with composition Otilonium Bromide: Menoctyl, Colirid
Nitrogard with Fenoverine
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Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv, Syncrospas
Nitrogard with Cyclandelate
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Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclasyn, Vasodal
Nitrogard with Oxyphenonium
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Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Nitrogard with Trimebutine
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Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Nitrogard with Xantinol Nicotinate
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Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Complamina, Nicovas
Nitrogard with Camylofin
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Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Nitrogard with Isopropamide
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Medicines with composition Isopropamide: Gastabid
Nitrogard with Buphenine
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Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Nitrogard with Valethamate
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Medicines with composition Valethamate: Epidosin, Valosin, Valeth, Osdil, Valamate
Nitrogard with Atropine
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Medicines with composition Atropine: Atronir, Atropin, Atropa, Atrowok, Tropensa, Troyatro, Tropine
Nitrogard with Hyoscine butylbromide
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