Medicine Overview of Winitro Tablet
Uses of Winitro Tablet
Winitro 2.6mg Tablet is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
Side effects of Winitro Tablet
Headache, Dizziness, Flushing of face, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
How to use Winitro 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. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Winitro 2.6mg Tablet at a fixed time.
How Winitro Tablet works
Winitro 2.6mg tablet 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 Winitro Tablet
Expert advice for Winitro Tablet
- Do not take glyceryl trinitrate tablets, if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to glyceryl trinitrate.
- Consult your doctor, if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or breast feeding.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking glyceryl trinitrate.
- This medicine may make you drowsy or dizzy. If affected, do not drive or operate machines.
Special precautions for Winitro 2.6mg Tablet
Winitro 2.6mg Tablet may cause symptoms such as flushing, in+more
creased heartbeat, nausea, thirst, chest pain and low blood pressure with alcohol (Disulfiram reactions)....
Winitro 2.6mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.+more
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor....
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Winitro 2.6mg Tablet is probably safe to use during lactatio+more
n. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent a significant risk to the baby....
Winitro 2.6mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired,+more
or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive....
Winitro 2.6mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit+more
h kidney disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Winitro 2.6mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor....
There is limited information available on the use of Winitro+more
2.6mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Pah 20mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, ED Save 20mg Disintegrating Strip, Cialis 10mg Tablet
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.
Frequently asked questions for Winitro 2.6mg Tablet
Frequently asked questions for Glyceryl Trinitrate
Winitro belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Winitro 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.
Winitro 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 Winitro 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.
Winitro 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).
Winitro is not a beta blocker. Winitro belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Winitro is safe if taken for prescribed duration in prescribed doses as advised by your doctor.
Winitro is not a steroid. Winitro belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
Winitro 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.
Winitro spray is a metered aerosol which delivers a fixed amount of Winitro, 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.
Winitro is given sublingually because it is readily absorbed from the oral mucosa. Winitro 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.
Winitro works if taken in a dose for the time for which it is advised by your doctor.
Headache is a side effect of Winitro 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.
Winitro 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, Winitro relieves pain in angina pectoris.
Winitro 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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