Nitro Bid Topical Ointment 2pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Nitro Bid: Topical ointment (2%)

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Nitro Bid 2% Top Oint
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Nitro Bid 2% Top Oint

What is this Medicine?

NITROGLYCERIN (nye troe GLI ser in) is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart. This medicine is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina. It should not be used for immediate relief during an angina attack.

CVS Pharmacy Patient Statistics for Nitro Bid: Topical ointment(2%)
Generic vs. Brand Name Usage*
*Brand contains same active ingredient but may not represent FDA-approved generic equivalent
Usage By Strength
In-Depth Information

Nitro Bid 2% Topical Ointment

NDC: 002810326
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Angina

Storage Information
Store at controlled room temperature (between 68 and 77 degrees F)
Nitro Bid 2% Topical Ointment

Reported Side Effects for Nitro Bid 2% Topical Ointment

Chest Pain Incidence:
2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: EARLY
Fainting Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Postural Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Low Blood Pressure Incidence:
4.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: RAPID
Lightheadedness Incidence:
5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Balance Problems Incidence:
6.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Headache Incidence:
50.0-64.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Nitro Bid 2% Topical Ointment

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Major Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Nitro Bid 2% Topical Ointment(Nitroglycerin)
Alcohol and Nitroglycerin(Nitroglycerin)
Side effects from Nitroglycerin such as dizziness, flushing, low blood pressure, or headache may get worse if you take Ethanol or drink Alchohol-containing beverages. You may become dizzy or feel faint while taking Nitroglycerin and Alchohol together; do not stand or sit up too quickly. To avoid an interaction, avoid alcohol-containing beverages while you are taking Nitroglycerin. If you experience dizziness (lightheadedness) which does not go away, fainting or falling spells, or shortness of breath while taking Nitroglycerin, contact your physician immediately.
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

SECOND Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

THIRD Trimester

Class C - Animal studies have shown an adverse effect and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR No animal studies have been conducted and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.

Lactation

Caution - Not enough information is available to rule out harm to infants when this drug is taken by nursing mothers.


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