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Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR

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Primary uses of Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR

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Medicine Overview of Nitrosol Tablet CR

Uses of Nitrosol Tablet CR

Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).

Nitrosol Tablet CR side effects

Common

Side Effects of Nitrosol are Headache, Lightheadedness.

How to use Nitrosol Tablet CR

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. Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Nitrosol Tablet CR works

Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR is a nitrate. It works by relaxing the blood vessels which decreases the oxygen demand of the heart and reduces its workload. It thus prevents/treats attacks of angina (chest pain).

In Depth Information on Nitrosol Tablet CR

Expert advice for Nitrosol Tablet CR

  • You have been prescribed Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR for the prevention and treatment of heart-related chest pain (Angina).
  • Do not swallow, suck or chew the tablet. Place it under the tongue and allow it to dissolve slowly.
  • Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
  • Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR may cause dizziness or sleepiness. Don't drive or do anything requiring concentration until you know how it affects you.
  • Do not consume alcohol while taking Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR as it may cause increased dizziness.
  • It may cause headaches but usually goes away after a few days of continued treatment. Inform your doctor if it persists.
  • You may develop tolerance to Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
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Nitrosol Tablet CR related warnings
Special precautions for Nitrosol Tablet CR
Alcohol
CAUTION
Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR may cause symptoms such as flushing, increased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions).
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR 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
Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use during lactation. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby.
Driving
Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR is probably safe to use in patients with kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
There is limited information available on the use of Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Nitrosol Tablet CR?uses

If you miss a dose of Nitrosol 6.4 mg Tablet CR, 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 Nitrosol Tablet CR

Frequently asked questions about Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate

Q. What is Nitrosol?
Nitrosol belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What does Nitrosol treat?
Nitrosol 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 Nitrosol a vasodilator?
Nitrosol 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 Nitrosol cause vasodilation?
Vasodilation with Nitrosol 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 Nitrosol is taken?
Nitrosol 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 Nitrosol a beta blocker?
Nitrosol is not a beta blocker. Nitrosol belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. Is Nitrosol harmful?
Nitrosol is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Q. Is Nitrosol a steroid?
Nitrosol is not a steroid. Nitrosol belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Q. What is Nitrosol spray used for?
Nitrosol 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 Nitrosol spray work?
Nitrosol spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Nitrosol, 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 Nitrosol given sublingually?
Nitrosol is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Nitrosol 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 Nitrosol work?
Nitrosol works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Q. Why does Nitrosol cause a headache?
Headache is a side effect of Nitrosol 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 Nitrosol relieve angina pectoris?
Nitrosol 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, Nitrosol relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Q. How does Nitrosol reduce blood pressure?
Nitrosol 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.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Nitrosol with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Nitrosol with Tadalafil IP
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tadalafil IP: Pulmopres
Nitrosol with Vardenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Vardenafil: Valif
Nitrosol with Sildenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Sildenafil: Joy On, One Up, Yuvagra, Confidence, Grand, Puagra, Indagra, Stallion, Miagra, Hernafil
Nitrosol with Tadalafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Tadalafil: Suvida Force, Tadarrel, Tadagra, Megalis, Tagil, T-Film, Forzest, Tadafil, Tfil, Modula
Nitrosol with Udenafil
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Udenafil: Udzire
Nitrosol with Camylofin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camylofin: Bigspas
Nitrosol with Hyoscine butylbromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Hyoscine butylbromide: Cholipan, Hyozen, Xspas, Hyoscine Bromide, Hikin, Hyosil, Hylac, Hyopil, Hyomide, Gastreco
Nitrosol with Xantinol Nicotinate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Xantinol Nicotinate: Nicovas
Nitrosol with Otilonium Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Otilonium Bromide: Menoctyl, Colirid
Nitrosol with Cyclandelate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cyclandelate: Cevadil, Cyclospasmol, Cyclo, Cyclasyn, Vasodal
Nitrosol with Buphenine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Buphenine: Arlidin
Nitrosol with Atropine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Atropine: Atroped, Atronir, Mydrat-J, Myatro, Atronex, Atropin, Atrosulph, Atro, Pino Atrin, Opthopin
Nitrosol with Fenoverine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Fenoverine: Spasmopriv, Syncrospas
Nitrosol with Valethamate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Valethamate: Tipitosin, Valthamet Bromide, Valosin, Valeth, Osdil, Valamate
Nitrosol with Trimebutine
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Trimebutine: Trimspa
Nitrosol with Cimetropium Bromide
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Cimetropium Bromide: Ibscim
Nitrosol with Oxyphenonium
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Oxyphenonium: Antrenyl
Nitrosol with Heparin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Heparin: Celparin, Oparin, V Parin, Heparen, Beparine, Keparin, Nuparin, Geohep, Thinla, Neporin

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