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Nitroglycerin is used to treat or prevent attacks of chest pain (angina). Nitroglycerin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
antianginal agents

Frequently Asked Questions

You should not use this medicine if you are also using medicine to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension or erectile dysfunction.

You should not use sublingual nitroglycerin if you have severe anemia, increased pressure inside your skull, circulation problems, chest pain that spreads to your jaw or shoulder, or signs of shock (pale skin, suddenly feeling light-headed).

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