Medications and Drugs
Brand Names: Nitrolingual, Nitrolingual Duo Pack, Nitromist, Nitrostat, Nitro-Time
Generic Name: nitroglycerin (oral/sublingual) (Pronunciation: NYE troe GLI ser in (OR al/sub LIN gwal))
What is nitroglycerin (Nitrolingual, Nitrolingual Duo Pack, Nitromist, Nitrostat, Nitro-Time)?
Nitroglycerin is in a group of drugs called nitrates. Nitroglycerin dilates (widens) blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through them and easier for the heart to pump.
Nitroglycerin may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.
Nitroglycerin 2.5 mg ER_EON
clear/purple, imprinted with E5174
Nitroglycerin 2.5 mg-ETH
clear/purple, imprinted with ETHEX, 004
Nitroglycerin 6.5 mg ER-EON
blue/yellow, imprinted with E1235
Nitroglycerin 6.5 mg-ETH
blue/yellow, imprinted with ETHEX, 005
Nitroglycerin 9 mg ER-EON
green/yellow, imprinted with E1217
Nitroglycerin ER 9 mg-ETH
clear, imprinted with ETHEX, 006
Nitroquick 0.3 mg-ETH
oval, white, imprinted with 3, ETH
Nitroquick 0.4 mg-ETH
oval, white, imprinted with 4, ETH
Nitroquick 0.6 mg
oval, white, imprinted with 6, ETH
Nitrostat 0.3 mg
round, white, imprinted with 3, N
Nitrostat 0.4 mg
round, white, imprinted with 4, N
What are the possible side effects of nitroglycerin (Nitrolingual, Nitrolingual Duo Pack, Nitromist, Nitrostat, Nitro-Time)?
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have a serious side effect such as:
Less serious side effects may include:
This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
What is the most important information I should know about nitroglycerin (Nitrolingual, Nitrolingual Duo Pack, Nitromist, Nitrostat, Nitro-Time)?
Do not use nitroglycerin if you are taking sildenafil (Viagra, Revatio), tadalafil (Cialis), or vardenafil (Levitra). Serious, life-threatening side effects can occur if you take nitroglycerin while you are using sildenafil.
Nitroglycerin can cause severe headaches, especially when you first start using it. These headaches may gradually become less severe as you continue to use nitroglycerin. Do not stop taking the medication. Ask your doctor before using any headache pain medication.
Report Problems to the Food and Drug Administration
You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.
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