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Nitrates or nitrate medications are drugs prescribed to prevent or treat angina (heart pain or chest pain) caused by heart disease. Common side effects of nitrates include:

Nitrates are classified as a category C drug, which means that its safety in women who are pregnant has not been established. Nitrates may or may not enter breast milk so women who are taking nitrates and breastfeeding should use caution. Examples of nitrates available include:

  • nitroglycerin sublingual tablet (Nitrostat)
  • nitroglycerin lingual aerosol (Nitromist)
  • nitrolinglycerin pumpspray (Nitrolingual Pumpsprapy)
  • nitroglycerin lingual (Nitrolingual Pumpspray)
  • nitroglycerin transdermal ointment (Nitro-Bid)
  • nitroglycerin transdermal infusion system (Nitro-Dur)
  • nitroglycerin transdermal therapeutic system (Transderm-Nitro)
  • nitroglycerin oral capsule (Nitro-Time)
  • nitroglycerin intravenous
  • isosorbide mononitrate and dinitrate (Isordil, Isordil Titradose, Dilatrate-SR)

Drug interactions, preparations, and mechanism of action should be reviewed prior to taking nitrate medications.

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Terms related to nitrates-oral:

  • nitroglycerin intravenous
  • nitroglycerin lingual
  • nitroglycerin lingual aerosol
  • nitroglycerin oral capsule
  • nitrolinglycerin pumpspray
  • Nitrolingual Pumpspray
  • Nitromist
  • Nitro-Time