NITROGLYCERIN LA-BUCCAL, Nitrogard (cont.)
OVERDOSE: If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. US residents can call the US national poison hotline at 1-800-222-1222. Canadian residents should call their local poison control center directly. Symptoms of overdose may include a persistent, throbbing headache; dizziness; confusion; weakness; sweating; changes in heart rate; changes in vision; flushing; nausea; and vomiting.
NOTES: Some persons may develop a tolerance to the effects of this medication over time. It is less likely to occur with the transmucosal tablets than with other dose forms of this medication. Notify your doctor if the medication appears to be losing it effectiveness or if chest pain continues while taking this.
MISSED DOSE: Try to take each dose as prescribed. If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.
STORAGE: Store this medication tightly closed in its original container at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 to 30 degrees C) away from heat, light and moisture. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.
Last Editorial Review: 3/2/2005
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