WHAT IS NITROPLUS?
NITROPLUS contains Glyceryl Trinitrate which belongs to a group of drugs called nitrates
It relaxes the muscle around blood vessels and makes the heart?s work easier
WHAT NITROPLUS IS USED FOR?
it is used to prevent and relieve the pain or discomfort of an angina attack (chest pain), to control blood pressure during and after cardiac surgery
This medicine works by relaxing and widening blood vessels so blood can flow more easily to the heart. It has a very short-lived effect. click here : nitroplus
it is given as an injection under the supervision of a doctor with careful blood pressure monitoring.
This is given as a continuous infusion into a vein and should not be stopped abruptly. It should not be mixed with any other medication of any kind.
Most common side effect
This can sometimes be helped by drinking plenty of fluids and avoiding alcohol.
You may also experience lightheadedness, which could increase your risk of having a fall.
There are other, rarer side effects, some of them serious.
Ask your doctor and read the leaflet which comes with the medicine to make sure you are keeping safe.Do not use Nitroplus 25mg Injection if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure in your lungs (pulmonary hypertension), or erectile dysfunction; or if you have anemia or glaucoma (increased pressure inside the eye).
Always tell your doctor what other health conditions you have and what other medicines you are taking.
It is best not to drink alcohol with this medicine as it increases some of the side effects. If you are affected by dizziness, avoid driving.
If you are pregnant, thinking about becoming pregnant, or breastfeeding, ask your doctor before taking this medicine.
- Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
In Treatment of Angina (heart-related chest pain)
it works quickly to relax the muscles and blood vessels in your heart so more blood (and oxygen) gets to your heart. This reduces the pain and discomfort that angina causes.
You should take this medicine at the first sign of chest pain.
If the first tablet does not work, you can take a second tablet after 5 minutes.
However, if your chest pain does not go away after 15 minutes, you should get urgent medical attention. This could be a sign of a heart attack.
Nitroplus 25mg Injection also helps prevent chest pain if taken before exercising or doing other strenuous activities.
Common side effects of Nitroplus
- Blurred vision
- Decreased blood pressure
- Increased heart rate
- Paresthesia (tingling or pricking sensation)
HOW TO USE
Q. Does the effect of Nitroplus 25mg Injection wear off after sometime?
Also, it is usually prescribed in morning and afternoon doses to give nitrate-free interval. Take it strictly as per the dosing interval prescribed by your doctor to prevent tolerance and maintain the effectiveness of Nitroplus 25 mg Injection.
Q. What effect does Nitroplus 25mg Injection have on blood pressure?
The drop in blood pressure may cause lightheadedness, especially when changing your position suddenly.
You should avoid sudden change in your position, for eg, get up slowly if you are sitting or lying down, to minimise this side effect.
Q. What does too much Nitroplus 25mg Injection do?
It may also cause weakness, lightheadedness on standing and the patient might even faint. The patient will require emergency medical treatment in such a case.