Medicine Overview of Nitroject Injection
Headache, Dizziness, Flushing of face, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Nitroject 50mg Injection 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 Nitroject Injection
- Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
- You may develop tolerance to Nitroject 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 Nitroject may interact with them and cause a serious fall in blood pressure. This may lead to collapse, unconsciousness and could be fatal.
Nitroject Injection related warnings
Nitroject 50mg Injection may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Nitroject 50mg Injection 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.
Nitroject 50mg Injection is probably safe to use during lactation.
Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Nitroject 50mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Nitroject 50mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nitroject 50mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Nitroject 50mg Injection in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Nitroject 50mg Injection, 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 about Nitroject Injection
Nitroject belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitroject 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.
Nitroject 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 Nitroject 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.
Nitroject 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).
Nitroject is not a beta blocker. Nitroject belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitroject is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Nitroject is not a steroid. Nitroject belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Nitroject 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.
Nitroject spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Nitroject, 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.
Nitroject is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Nitroject 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.
Nitroject works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Headache is a side effect of Nitroject 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.
Nitroject 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, Nitroject relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Nitroject 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 Nitroject with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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