Nitroglycerin

Indications


Pharmacology


Administration

  • IV (Nitroglycerin Drip):
  • TOP (Nitropaste): 1-2 in q6hrs
  • TOP (Nitropatch)

Adverse Effects

Cardiovascular Adverse Effects

Neurologic Adverse Effects

Pulmonary Adverse Effects

  • Hypoxemia (see Hypoxemia, [[Hypoxemia]]): due to direct action on pulmonary vascular tone, altering V/Q relationships
    • May exacerbate hypoxemia (particularly in ALI/ARDS)

Toxicologic Adverse Effects

Other Adverse Effects

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References

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