Nitrostat (Nitroglycerin) for Heart disease | MyHeartDiseaseTeam

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Nitrostat is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for acute relief or acute prevention of angina pectoris (chest pain) attack due to coronary artery disease. Nitrostat is also known by its drug name, Nitroglycerin.

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

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

Nitrostat comes in sublingual tablet form.

Side effects
The FDA-approved label for Nitrostat lists common side effects including headache, dizziness, weakness, and flushed skin.

Rare but serious side effects listed for Nitrostat include fainting or pounding heartbeat.

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

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