Skip to Content

Can I take a shower with nitroglycerin patch on?

Question is Closed
Report Favorite

Answers (1)

22 Sep 2009

Yes. No problems.

from http://www.drugs.com/pro/nitroglycerin-transdermal.html
Contact with water, as in bathing, swimming, or showering will not affect the system. In the unlikely event that a system falls off, discard it and put a new one on a different skin site.

Votes: +1

Further Information

Search for questions

Still looking for answers? Try searching for what you seek or ask your own question.

Similar Questions

MYLAN - Nitroglycerin Transdermal Patch (NDC 0378-9112-16): What specific ingredient is used to?

(continued) transport nitroglycerin across/through the skin? DMSO? CAS Number 67-68-5?

1 answer 20 May 2010

I have trouble keeping the patch on. Have had on chest and on adbomen and wakeup with patch all?

wrinkled. Then when I sweat or shower the patch starts to fall off. Any suggestions?

1 answer 21 Jun 2010

Nitroglycerin - I have a side effects with a nitro patch?

I have a 2mg nitro patch on my chest for 20 minutes an I have all the side effects, How much time do they last after taking the pach off?

3 answers 20 Sep 2012

Nitroglycerin - Can I take nitro patches 12 hrs a day for rest of my life? I am 70 years old?

I use the .02 transdermal patch every day from 9am to 9pm. It works very well at keeping my previously chronic angina at bay; but the cardiologist ...

1 answer 13 Nov 2014

My mother has been on the nitroglycerin patch 0.2 mg during the day. She removes it at night?

She has been having increased night sweats along with loss of appetite and weight loss. She will be 97 this month. She has severe aortic stenosis. ...

1 answer 4 Jan 2015