Transderm-Nitro

Active Ingredient(s): Nitroglycerin
FDA Approved: * October 19, 1981
Pharm Company: * NOVARTIS
Category: Chest Pain (Angina)

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Transderm-Nitro Overview

Nitroglycerin, also known as glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), is a medication used for heart failure, high blood pressure, anal fissures, painful periods, and to treat and prevent chest pain caused by decreased blood flow to the heart (angina) or due to the recreational use of cocaine.[1][2][3][4] This includes chest pain from a heart attack.[1] It is taken by mouth, under the tongue, applied to the skin, or by injectio...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nitroglycerin
  • Aerosol: 0.4mg/spray, 400mcg
  • Aerosol, Metered: 0.4mg/spray
  • Capsule, Extended Release: 2.5mg, 6.5mg, 9mg
  • Disc: 0.2mg/hr, 0.3mg/hr, 0.4mg/hr
  • Film, Extended Release: 0.1mg/hr, 0.2mg/24hr, 0.2mg/hr, 0.3mg/hr, 0.4mg/24hr, 0.4mg/hr, 0.6mg/24hr, 0.6mg/hr, 0.8mg/hr
  • Injection: 0.5mg/ml, 0.8mg/ml, 100mcg/ml, 10mg/100ml, 10mg/ml, 200mcg/ml, 20mg/100ml, 400mcg/ml, 40mg/100ml, 5mg/ml
  • Ointment: 2%
  • Powder: 0.4mg/packet, 400mcg
  • Spray: 0.4mg/actuation
  • Spray, Metered: 0.4mg/actuation, 0.4mg/spray
  • Tablet: 0.3mg, 0.4mg, 0.6mg
  • Tablet, Extended Release: 1.5mg, 1mg, 2mg, 3mg, 5mg
  • Tablet, Sublingual: 0.3mg, 0.4mg, 0.6mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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