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Nitroglycerin

In the US, Nitroglycerin (nitroglycerin systemic) is a member of the following drug classes: antianginal agents, vasodilators and is used to treat Anal Fissure and Fistula, Angina, Angina Pectoris Prophylaxis, Heart Attack, Heart Failure, High Blood Pressure and Raynaud's Syndrome.

US matches:

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

C01DA02,C05AE01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0000055-63-0

Chemical Formula

C3-H5-N3-O9

Molecular Weight

227

Therapeutic Categories

Muscle relaxant

Coronary vasodilator

Chemical Name

1,2,3-Propanetriol, trinitrate

Foreign Names

  • Glyceroli trinitratis (Latin)
  • Glyceroltrinitrat (German)
  • Trinitrine (French)

Generic Names

  • Trinitrine (OS: DCF)
  • DR 66 (IS)
  • Nitroglycerol (IS)
  • Nitromed (IS)
  • Diluted Nitroglycerin (PH: USP 37)
  • Glyceroli trinitratis solutio (PH: Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate Solution (PH: BP 2015, Ph. Eur. 8)
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate, Concentrated Solution (PH: BP 2002)
  • Nitroglicerina (PH: F.U. XII)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name

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