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nitroglycerin, nitroglycerin translingual, nitroglycerin transdermal, nitroglycerin intravenous, nitroglycerin topical (Nitrostat, Nitroquick, Nitrolingual, Nitro-Dur, Minitran, Nitro-Bid and others) is a nitrate used for the treatment of angina (heart pain). Side effects, drug interactions, warnings and precautions, and safety during pregnancy information should be reviewed prior to taking this medication.

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Terms related to nitroglycerin:

  • Deponit
  • Minitran
  • Nitro-Bid
  • Nitro-Dur
  • Nitrol
  • Nitrolingual
  • Nitroquick
  • Nitrostat
  • Transderm-Nitro