This medication is an organic nitrate, prescribed for chest pain. It works by relaxing blood vessels.
PO- The recommended initial dose is 0.2 mg/hour to 0.4 mg/hour. It may be increased upto 0.4 mg to 0.8 mg/hour for 10 to 12 hours daily for at least 1 month.
It comes as a tablet and capsule to take by mouth, place it under the tongue.
• Caution should be exercised in patients with history of heart failure, overactive thyroid, head injury, recent heart attack, stroke, low blood pressure, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
• It may cause dizziness or blurred vision, do not drive a car or operate machinery and get up slowly from while taking this medication.
• It may lead to dehydration, if it is so consult with your doctor.
• Avoid alcohol consumption.
Headache, lightheadedness, fainting, increased chest pain and low blood pressure.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature.
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