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Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray

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Primary uses of Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray

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Medicine Overview of Nitrolingual Spray

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Uses of Nitrolingual Spray

Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
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Nitrolingual Spray side effects

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Side Effects of Nitrolingual are Headache, Lightheadedness.

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How to use Nitrolingual Spray

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

How Nitrolingual Spray works

Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray is a nitrate which is absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream. Once absorbed, it relaxes the blood vessels thereby decreasing the oxygen demand of the heart and reducing its workload. It thus prevents attacks of angina (chest pain).

In Depth Information on Nitrolingual Spray

Expert advice for Nitrolingual Spray

  • Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray helps in relieving chest pain.
  • Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray may cause headaches. Drink plenty of water and take a suitable pain killer. Inform your doctor if it does not go away.
  • It may cause sudden drop in your blood pressure. Rise slowly if you have been sitting or lying down.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray can cause dizziness.
  • Do not drink alcohol while taking Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray as it may cause increased dizziness.
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Nitrolingual Spray related warnings
Special precautions for Nitrolingual Spray
Alcohol
No interaction found/established
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nitrolingual 0 .4mg 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.
Lactation
Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
No interaction found/established
Kidney
No interaction found/established
Liver
No interaction found/established

What if you miss a dose of Nitrolingual Spray?uses

If you miss a dose of Nitrolingual 0 .4mg Spray, 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 about Nitrolingual Spray

Frequently asked questions about Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate

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