Nitro-Dur (Nitroglycerin) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Nitro-Dur is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to prevent angina pectoris (chest pain) due to coronary artery disease. Nitro-Dur is also known by its drug name, Nitroglycerin.

Nitro-Dur is a nitrate. Nitrates are believed to work by dilating arteries.

How do I take it?
Nitro-Dur is generally worn 12 to 14 hours a day.

Nitro-Dur comes in transdermal patch form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Nitro-Dur lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, weakness, nervousness, rash or flushed skin, nausea, and upset stomach.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Nitro-Dur include fainting, worsening chest pain, slowed heartbeat, or pounding heartbeat.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
Nitro-Dur – RxList

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