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Drug Name:

NITRO-BID Rx

Generic Name and Formulations:
Nitroglycerin 2% (15mg/inch); oint; contains lanolin.

Company:
Fougera Pharmaceuticals

Therapeutic Use:

Indications for NITRO-BID:

Prophylaxis of angina. Not for acute attacks.

Adult:

Apply, using applicator, usually to the chest and occlude. Initially ½ inch on awakening and then 6 hrs later; may increase to 1 inch, then to 2 inches twice daily.

Children:

Not recommended.

Contraindications:

Concomitant sildenafil.

Warnings/Precautions:

Acute MI. CHF. Hypotension. Volume depleted. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Avoid abrupt cessation. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Pharmacological Class:

Nitrate.

Interactions:

See Contraindications. Severe hypotension with sildenafil. Vasodilating effects potentiated with alcohol, other vasodilators. Orthostatic hypotension with calcium channel blockers.

Adverse Reactions:

Headache, dizziness, flushing, orthostatic hypotension, rash; syncope, methemoglobinemia (rare).

How Supplied:

Oint—30g, 60g (w. applicator); Oint—48 x 1g packets


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