Nitrostat Dosage

Generic name: nitroglycerin
Dosage form: tablet, sublingual

This dosage information does not include all the information needed to use Nitrostat safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for Nitrostat.

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One tablet should be dissolved under the tongue or in the buccal pouch at the first sign of an acute anginal attack. The dose may be repeated approximately every 5 minutes, until relief is obtained. If the pain persists after a total of 3 tablets in a 15-minute period, prompt medical attention is recommended. Nitrostat may be used prophylactically 5 to 10 minutes prior to engaging in activities which might precipitate an acute attack. During administration the patient should rest, preferably in the sitting position. No dosage adjustment is required in patients with renal failure.

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