Nitroglycerin, Dextrose Solution For Injection 100-5pct Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Nitroglycerin, Dextrose: Solution for injection (100-5%)

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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 relieve chest pain caused by angina that does not respond to oral treatment. It is also used to control blood pressure in the surgery setting and to help treat congestive heart failure after a heart attack.

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Nitroglycerin 100mcg/ml in Dextrose 5% Solution for Injection

NDC: 000741483
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Acute Myocardial Infarction, Hypertensive Emergency, Hypotension Induction, Perioperative Hypertension, Heart Failure, Unstable Angina, Pulmonary Edema, Postoperative Hypertension

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Retained Placenta, Pulmonary Hypertension

Storage Information
Protect from freezing
Store at 77 degrees F; excursions permitted to 59-86 degrees F
Avoid excessive heat (above 104 degrees F)
Nitroglycerin 100mcg/ml in Dextrose 5% Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Nitroglycerin 100mcg/ml in Dextrose 5% Solution for Injection

Vomiting Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Fluid Retention Incidence:
<2.0%*
Severity: MODERATE
Onset: DELAYED
Upset Stomach Incidence:
1.0-10.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
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 Nitroglycerin 100mcg/ml in Dextrose 5% Solution for Injection

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 Nitroglycerin 100mcg/ml in Dextrose 5% Solution for Injection(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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