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Nitroglycerin Patch

nitroglycerin
Nitroglycerin transdermal (skin patch) is used to prevent attacks of chest pain (angina). Nitroglycerin transdermal may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
CHEMICAL NAME
nitroglycerin
DRUG TYPE
antianginal agents

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you are allergic to any type of adhesive on a bandage or other transdermal skin patch, or if you are using medicine to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension, such as riociguat.

Do not take erectile dysfunction medicine (Viagra, Cialis, and others) while you are using nitroglycerin transdermal, or you could have a sudden and serious decrease in blood pressure.

Similar Drugs

Brand Name Examples Supplied As Strength
Minitran film, extended release 0.1 mg/hr0.2 mg/hr0.4 mg/hr0.6 mg/hr
Nitro-Dur film, extended release 0.1 mg/hr0.2 mg/hr0.3 mg/hr0.4 mg/hr0.6 mg/hr0.8 mg/hr
Nitro TD Patch-A film, extended release 0.1 mg/hr
Generic Examples Supplied As Strength
Nitroglycerin Patch film, extended release 0.2 mg/hr0.4 mg/hr0.6 mg/hr
Nitroglycerin Transdermal System film, extended release 0.1 mg/hr0.2 mg/hr0.4 mg/hr0.6 mg/hr

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