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General Information on Amyl Nitrite

Generic Name : Amyl Nitrite

Pronunciation : A-mill NYE-trite

Latest prescription information about Amyl Nitrite. Learn how to pronounce the drug's name, its indications, dosage, how to take, when to take, when not to take, side effects, special precautions, its storage instructions and warnings if any when taken during pregnancy. Also listed are the International and Indian trade name(s) of the drug and its price list.
ICD Code : Y55.1 | Therapeutic Classification : Skeletal Muscle Relaxants

Trade Names/Brand Names of Amyl Nitrite

International- Amyl Nitrite.

Why is Amyl Nitrite Prescribed? (Indications)

This medication is a muscle relaxant, prescribed for angina pectoris. It works by dilating blood vessels.

When should Amyl Nitrite not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with cerebral hemorrhage (stroke), increased eye pressure, recent head injury, during pregnancy.

What is the dosage of Amyl Nitrite?

Adult - Inhalation 0.3 mL as needed; 2 to 6 inhalations from 1 capsule are usually sufficient. May be repeated in 3 to 5 min.

How should Amyl Nitrite be taken?

It comes as a capsule for inhalation; inhale by mouth as directed by your physician.

What are the warnings and precautions for Amyl Nitrite?

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of chest pain, drug abuse, methemoglobin reductase deficiency, any allergy, who are taking other medications, children, and breastfeeding women.

It may cause dizziness, light-headedness, or fainting while standing or drinking alcohol. Avoid alcohol consumption while taking this medication.

Do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

Amyl nitrite is very flammable.

This medication comes in a glass capsule covered by a protective cloth. The cloth covering allows you to crush the glass capsule between your fingers without cutting yourself.

What are the side effects of Amyl Nitrite?

   Common : Headache, dizziness and flushing.
   Miscellaneous : Fainting, feeling of excitement, involuntary passing of urine and feces, relaxation of involuntary muscles, low blood pressure, pallor, cold sweat, fast heart rate, shortness of breath, restlessness, weakness, vomiting and nausea.

What are the other precautions for Amyl Nitrite?

Avoid excess dosage.

What are the storage conditions for Amyl Nitrite?

Store it in a cold place (2-8C).

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