NitroMist (Nitroglycerin) for Heart Disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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NitroMist is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to acutely treat or prevent an attack of angina pectoris (chest pain) due to coronary artery disease. NitroMist is also known by its drug name, Nitroglycerin.

NitroMist is a nitrate. Nitrates are believed to work by dilating arteries.

How do I take it?
NitroMist is generally administered at the first sign of an angina attack.

NitroMist comes in lingual aerosol form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for NitroMist lists common side effects including dizziness, weakness, spinning sensation, warm, flushed, or pale skin, sweating, heart palpitations, fainting, nausea, and sensation of burning or tingling in the mouth.

Rare but serious side effects listed for NitroMist include low blood pressure, changes in the heartrate, and severe headaches.

For more details about this treatment, visit:
NitroMist – RxList

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