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What is the dosing for nitroglycerin?

What is the dosing for nitroglycerin?

Adults—2.5 to 6.5 milligrams (mg) 3 to 4 times a day. Your doctor may increase your dose as needed. Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.

How do you give NTG inj?

Initially, 0.25 to 0.5 mcg/kg/minute continuous IV infusion. Titrate by 1 mcg/kg/minute IV every 15 to 20 minutes as tolerated. The usual dosage range is 1 to 5 mcg/kg/minute. Usual Max: 10 mcg/kg/minute ; however, rates up to 20 mcg/kg/minute have been used.

How many doses can you take of nitroglycerin?

Adults—1 tablet placed under the tongue or between the cheek and gum at the first sign of an angina attack. 1 tablet may be used every 5 minutes as needed, for up to 15 minutes. Do not take more than 3 tablets in 15 minutes.

How do you calculate nitroglycerin drip?

Stability / Miscellaneous

  1. Calculation of drip rate (50 mg/250 ml) ml/hr = mcg/min x 0.3.
  2. Initial Dilution: Aseptically transfer the desired amount of Nitroglycerin Injection, USP (as noted in the table below) into a glass I.V.

How do you take nitrostat 0.4 mg?

Place 1 tablet under the tongue and allow it to dissolve as directed by your doctor. Do not chew or swallow the tablet. The dosage is based on your medical condition and response to treatment. If you are using this medication to prevent chest pain before physical activities, use it 5 to 10 minutes before the activity.

How much nitroglycerin is too much?

Do not take more than 3 nitroglycerin tablets over 15 minutes. If you take this medicine often to relieve symptoms of angina, your doctor or health care professional may provide you with different instructions to manage your symptoms.

What is the route of nitroglycerin?

Nitroglycerin comes as a sublingual tablet to take under the tongue. The tablets is usually taken as needed, either 5 to 10 minutes before activities that may cause attacks of angina or at the first sign of an attack.

How much does nitroglycerin lower BP?

At 5 and 10 min after sublingual nitroglycerin, mean reduction of mean arterial blood pressure by 12.3 and 16.3% was achieved.

What is nitrostat 0.4 mg used for?

This medication is used to relieve chest pain (angina) in people that have a certain heart condition (coronary artery disease). It may also be used before physical activities (such as exercise, sexual activity) to help prevent chest pain.

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