Chest Pain on a Plane: Mid-Air Heart Attack Topic Guide

Chest Pain on a Plane: Mid-Air Heart Attack Chest Pain on a Plane: Mid-Air Heart Attack: A harrowing airplane journey across the Atlantic demonstrates what doctors do in the event of a heart attack in mid-flight.

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Chest Pain on a Plane: Mid-Air Heart Attack Topic Guide - Medications and Vitamins

Medications:

nitroglycerin (oral/sublingual) Nitroglycerin (oral/sublingual)

Nitroglycerin is used to treat or prevent attacks of chest pain (angina)...learn more »

aspirin (oral) Aspirin (oral)

Aspirin is a salicylate (sa-LIS-il-ate). It works by reducing substances in the body that cause pain, fever, and inflammation...learn more »