Cloned from: Nitroglycerin

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trade name
Nitrostat
class
coronary vasodilator
action
dilates the vessels, increasing circulation. Decreases cardiac work
indication
AMI, pulmonary edema, hypertention emergencys, CHF
contraindication
systolic below 90. CVA, head injury, recent use of ED drugs (Cialis, Levitra, Viagra)
side effects
Hypotention, weakness, HA, syncope, syncope, dizziness, N/V
dose
0.3-0.4mg sublingual q 5 min up to 3 times (spray or tablets)
cautions
additional administration may not be effective for pt wearing patch or paste
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