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:

Scheme

USAN

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

  • Nitroglycerin (OS: USAN, JAN)
  • Trinitrine (OS: DCF)
  • DR 66 (IS)
  • Nitroglycerol (IS)
  • Nitromed (IS)
  • Glyceroli trinitratis solutio (PH: Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate Solution (PH: BP 2011, Ph. Eur. 7)
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate, Concentrated Solution (PH: BP 2002)
  • Nitroglicerina (PH: F.U. XII)
  • Nitroglycerin, Diluted (PH: USP 34)

Brand Names

  • Adesitrin
    Pfizer Italia, Italy
  • Angicard
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Angiderm
    Han Dok, South Korea
  • Angilingual
    Zafa, Pakistan
  • Anginine
    Sigma, Australia
  • Anginor
    Werrick, Pakistan
  • Angiocard
    Highnoon, Pakistan
  • Angiopohl
    Pisa, Mexico
  • Angised
    Aspen Pharmacare, South Africa; Glaxo, Pakistan; GlaxoSmithKline, Bahrain; GlaxoSmithKline, Hong Kong; GlaxoSmithKline, India; GlaxoSmithKline, Oman; GlaxoSmithKline, Singapore; GlaxoSmithKline, Slovenia; Wellcome, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Angispan-TR
    USV, India
  • Angist SR
    Acme, Bangladesh
  • Anril SR
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Anril
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Cafinitrina (Nitroglycerin and Caffeine)
    Almirall, Spain
  • Corangin Nitrospray
    mibe, Germany
  • Cordipatch
    UCB Pharma, France
  • Cordiplast
    UCB Pharma, Spain
  • Coro-Nitro
    Ayrton Saunders, United Kingdom
  • Dauxona
    Northia, Argentina
  • DBL Glyceryl Trinitrate
    Hospira, Australia; Hospira, New Zealand; Hospira, Thailand
  • Deponit NT
    UCB, Hong Kong
  • Deponit
    Nycomed, Belgium; Nycomed, Netherlands; Schwarz, Austria; Schwarz, Germany; Schwarz, Israel; Schwarz, Lithuania; Schwarz, Malaysia; Schwarz, Peru; Schwarz, Philippines; Schwarz Pharma, Italy; UCB, China; UCB, Finland; UCB Pharma, United Kingdom; UCB-Pharma, Switzerland
  • Deponit-NT
    Adeka, Turkey
  • Dermatrans
    Bayer, Italy; Recordati, Spain
  • Diafusor
    Pierre Fabre, France; Pierre Fabre, Tunisia; Pierre Fabre Iberica, Spain; Schering-Plough, Belgium
  • Discotrine
    Meda, Denmark; Meda, France; Meda, Iceland
  • Domitral
    Domesco, Vietnam
  • Dydrene
    Towa Yakuhin, Japan
  • Enetege
    Fada, Argentina
  • Epinitril
    Bouchara-Recordati, France; Rottapharm, Spain; Rottapharm, Greece; Rottapharm, Italy; Rottapharm Madaus, Portugal
  • Gallolingual
    Pohl-Boskamp, Germany
  • Gen-Nitro
    Genpharm ULC, Canada
  • Glycerin Thornton & Ross
    Thornton & Ross, Georgia
  • Glycerin pediatric (pediatric)
    Sam-On, Israel
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate DBL
    Orna, Turkey
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate
    Actavis, United Kingdom; Actavis, Malta; Cherubino, Malta; DBL/Faulding, Bangladesh; Hameln, United Kingdom; Hospira, United Kingdom; Hospira, Indonesia; Mayne, Taiwan; Tempo Scan Pacific, Indonesia
  • Glyceryl Trinitrate-Hameln
    Pharma Hameln, Hong Kong
  • Glycerylnitrat SAD
    Amgros, Denmark
  • Glycerylnitrat
    Nycomed, Norway
  • Glytrin Spray
    Sanofi-Aventis, Ireland
  • Glytrin
    Ayrton, Netherlands; B L Hua, Thailand; Meda, Denmark; Meda, Sweden; Sanofi-Aventis, United Kingdom; Square, Bangladesh
  • GTN Sorbitrate
    Abbott, India
  • GTN Sorbitrate-CR
    Abbott, India
  • GTN
    Eskayef, Bangladesh; Medley, India; Winthrop Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Keritrina
    Crinos, Italy
  • Loion
    Pharmapol, Germany
  • Lycinate
    Fawns & McAllan, Australia; Healthcare Logistics, New Zealand
  • Meditrans
    Sekisui Medical, Japan
  • Millis
    Nippon Kayaku, Japan
  • Millisrol
    Dong-A, South Korea; Nippon Kayaku, Japan; Nippon Kayaku, Taiwan
  • Minitran
    Meda Pharma, Switzerland; Douglas, New Zealand; Graceway, Costa Rica; Graceway, Dominican Republic; Graceway, Guatemala; Graceway, Honduras; Graceway, Mexico; Graceway, Panama; Graceway, El Salvador; Graceway, United States; Graceway Pharmaceuticals, Canada; iNova, Philippines; Meda, Belgium; Meda, Finland; Meda, United Kingdom; Meda, Italy; Meda, Luxembourg; Meda, Malta; Meda, Netherlands; Meda, Poland; Meda, Sweden; Meda Pharma Sau, Spain
  • Minitrans
    3M, Argentina; Graceway Pharmaceuticals, Canada; Meda, Germany
  • Minitro
    Kyorin Rimedio, Japan
  • Mylan-Nitro
    Mylan, Canada
  • Myocor
    Toa Eiyo, Japan
  • Myonit
    Troikaa, Georgia
  • Natispray
    Teofarma, France; Teofarma, Italy; Teofarma, Tunisia
  • Nglong
    Novartis, India
  • Nidocard Retard
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Nidocard
    Drug International, Bangladesh
  • Niglinar
    Rivero, Argentina; Scalup, Peru
  • Nirmin
    Hemofarm koncern “ZORKA Pharma”, Serbia
  • Nitracor
    Pliva, Poland
  • Nitradisc
    Pfizer, Argentina; Pfizer, Brazil; Pfizer, Spain; Pfizer, Mexico; Pfizer, Portugal
  • Nitraket
    Meda, Italy
  • Nitrangin Isis
    Actavis, Germany
  • Nitrangin Pumpspray
    Actavis, Germany
  • Nit-Ret Slovakofarma
    Zentiva, Czech Republic; Zentiva, Slovakia; Slovakofarma, Lithuania
  • Nitriderm
    Novartis, France
  • Nitrin SR
    Healthcare, Bangladesh
  • Nitro Carino
    Carinopharm, Germany
  • Nitro Dur
    Merck Sharp & Dohme, Spain; Schering-Plough, Hungary; Schering-Plough, Portugal
  • Nitro Mack Retard
    Heinrich Mack, Oman
  • Nitro Pohl
    Pohl, Hungary; Pohl-Boskamp, Austria; Pohl-Boskamp, Czech Republic; Pohl-Boskamp, Lithuania
  • Nitro
    Orion, Finland; Orion, Georgia; Orion, Latvia; Orion, Russian Federation
  • Nitrocap
    Orion, Bangladesh
  • Nitrocard
    Aristopharma, Bangladesh; Chema, Poland; Zuoz, Venezuela
  • Nitrocine
    AHN Pharma, South Africa; Jenahexal, China; Pharos, Indonesia; Schwarz, Israel; Schwarz, Lithuania; Schwarz, Malaysia; Schwarz, Singapore; Schwarz, Thailand; Schwarz Pharma Ltd., Latvia; UCB, Estonia; UCB, Hong Kong; UCB, Indonesia; UCB, Ireland; UCB Pharma, United Kingdom
  • Nitrocontin
    Modi-Mundipharma, Bangladesh; Modi-Mundipharma, India; Modi-Mundipharma, Taiwan
  • Nitrocor Retard
    PMP, Vietnam
  • Nitrocor
    Briz, Latvia; Pharmaceutical, Venezuela; Recordati, Italy
  • Nitroday
    Invision, India
  • Nitroderm Gervasi
    Gervasi, Spain
  • Nitroderm TTS
    Novartis, Germany; Novartis, Hungary; Novartis, Israel; Novartis, Japan; Novartis, Malaysia; Novartis, New Zealand; Novartis, Oman; Novartis, Poland; Novartis, Portugal; Novartis, Romania; Novartis, Slovenia; Novartis, Slovakia; Novartis Farma, Italy
  • Nitroderm
    Novartis, Argentina; Novartis, Austria; Novartis, Belgium; Novartis, Brazil; Novartis, Switzerland; Novartis, Chile; Novartis, Hong Kong; Novartis, India; Novartis, Lithuania; Novartis, Malta; Novartis, Thailand; Novartis, Turkey; Novartis, Taiwan; Novartis, Venezuela; Novartis Farmaceutica, Spain
  • Nitrodom
    Dominguez, Argentina
  • Nitro-Dur
    Bayer Schering, Poland; Key, United States; Merck Sharp & Dohme, United Kingdom; Merck Sharp & Dohme, Netherlands; MSD, Switzerland; Schering-Plough, Argentina; Schering-Plough, Australia; Schering-Plough, Canada; Schering-Plough, Hong Kong; Schering-Plough, Ireland; Schering-Plough, Norway; Schering-Plough, Serbia; Schering-Plough, Slovenia; Sigma-Tau, Italy
  • Nitrodyl
    Schering-Plough, Greece
  • Nitrofix
    Arafarma, Spain
  • Nitroglicerin
    Srbolek, Serbia
  • Nitroglicerina Bioindustria Lim
    Bioindustria Lim, Italy
  • Nitroglicerina Biosano
    Biosano, Chile
  • Nitroglicerina Hospira
    Hospira Italia, Italy
  • Nitroglicerina L.CH.
    Chile, Chile
  • Nitroglicerina Pharma Genexx
    Pharma Genexx, Chile
  • Nitroglicerina Richmond
    Richmond, Argentina
  • Nitroglicerina Sanderson
    Sanderson, Chile
  • Nitroglicerina
    Pharmakin, Venezuela; Ryan, Colombia; Sanderson, Peru
  • Nitroglicerinã
    Zentiva, Romania
  • Nitroglicerol
    Bosnalijek, Bosnia & Herzegowina
  • Nitroglycerin - YanJing Pharm
    Yanjing Pharmaceutical, China
  • Nitroglycerin Baxter
    Baxter, Canada; Baxter, United States
  • Nitroglycerin Bioren
    Sintetica-Bioren, Switzerland
  • Nitroglycerin BMM Pharma
    BMM Pharma, Sweden
  • Nitroglycerin Dak
    Nycomed, Denmark
  • Nitroglycerin Farmamed
    Farmamed, Georgia
  • Nitroglycerin Fougera
    Fougera, United States
  • Nitroglycerin Hercon
    Hercon, United States
  • Nitroglycerin Hikari Seiyaku
    Hikari Seiyaku, Japan
  • Nitroglycerin Hospira
    Hospira, United States
  • Nitroglycerin Kremers Urban
    Kremers Urban, United States
  • Nitroglycerin Luitpold
    Luitpold, United States
  • Nitroglycerin Mylan
    Mylan, United States
  • Nitroglycerin Nippon Kayaku
    Nippon Kayaku, Japan
  • Nitroglycerin Nycomed
    Actavis, Norway; Nycomed, Estonia; Nycomed, Lithuania; Nycomed, Latvia
  • Nitroglycerin Recip
    Recip, Sweden
  • Nitroglycerin Slovakofarma
    Zentiva, Czech Republic; Zentiva, Slovakia
  • Nitroglycerin Streuli
    Streuli Pharma, Switzerland
  • Nitroglycerin
    Hospira, Taiwan; Nysco, Taiwan; Taro, Israel
  • Nitroglycerine Sandoz
    Sandoz, Netherlands
  • Nitroglycerinum Lek
    Lek, Poland
  • Nitroglycerinum prolongatum
    Lek, Poland
  • Nitroglycerinum Zdorovie
    Zdorovie, Georgia
  • Nitroglycerinum
    Lek, Lithuania
  • Nitroject
    Sun, India; Sun Pharma, Thailand
  • Nitrokaf Retard
    Kimia Farma, Indonesia
  • Nitrol
    Paladin, Canada
  • Nitrolingual
    Douglas, New Zealand; Farma-Tek, Turkey; G Pohl-Boskamp, Hong Kong; G Pohl-Boskamp, Philippines; G. Pohl-Boskamp, Israel; Health Vision Enterprise Ltd, China; Lavipharm, Greece; Lubapharm, Switzerland; Medis, Bosnia & Herzegowina; Medis, Slovenia; Medis Adria, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck Serono, United Kingdom; Merck Serono, Ireland; Merck Serono, South Africa; Pharmapol, Germany; Pohl, Hungary; Pohl, Malta; Pohl, Netherlands; Pohl Boskamp, Norway; Pohl-Boskamp, Austria; Pohl-Boskamp, Bulgaria; Pohl-Boskamp, Germany; Pohl-Boskamp, Denmark; Pohl-Boskamp, South Korea; Pohl-Boskamp, Lithuania; Pohl-Boskamp, Oman; Pohl-Boskamp, Serbia; Pohl-Boskamp, Sweden; Pohl-Boskamp, United States; Sanofi-Aventis, Australia; Tramedico, Belgium
  • Nitro-Mack
    Mack, Ethiopia
  • Nitromex
    Actavis, Denmark; Actavis, Finland; Actavis, Iceland; Actavis, Sweden
  • Nitromin
    Servier, Ireland; Teva Pharmaceuticals, United Kingdom
  • Nitromint
    Egis, Bangladesh; Egis, Georgia; Egis, Hungary; Egis, Lithuania; Egis, Latvia; Egis, Poland; Egis, Romania; Egis, Russian Federation; Egis, Slovakia; Egis, Thailand; Egis Praha, Czech Republic; Quilaban, Portugal
  • Nitromint retard
    Egis, Bangladesh
  • NitroMist
    NovaDel Pharma, United States
  • Nitronal Aqueous
    Douglas, New Zealand; Pohl-Boskamp, Bulgaria
  • Nitronal
    Farma-Tek, Turkey; G Pohl-Boskamp, Philippines; Medis, Slovenia; Merck Serono, United Kingdom; Pharmapol, Germany; Pohl, France; Pohl-Boskamp, Bangladesh; Pohl-Boskamp, Oman
  • Nitrong
    Cassar, Malta; Krka, Georgia; Krka, Lithuania; Krka, Latvia; Lavipharm, Greece
  • Nitropack
    Farmindustria, Peru
  • Nitropen
    Nippon Kayaku, Japan
  • Nitroplast
    Lacer, Spain
  • Nitroretard Faran
    Faran Laboratories, Greece
  • Nitrosan
    SRS Pharmaceuticals, Vietnam
  • Nitrosol
    Beximco, Bangladesh
  • Nitrospray
    Pharmstandard, Russian Federation
  • Nitro-SR
    Unimed & Unihealth, Bangladesh
  • Nitrostad Retard
    Stada-VN JV, Vietnam
  • Nitrostat
    Pfizer, Canada; Pfizer, China; Pfizer, Philippines; Pfizer, Taiwan; Pfizer, United States
  • Nitrosylon
    Abbott, Italy; Lavipharm, Greece
  • Nitroven
    Pohl Boskamp, Norway
  • Nyrocin
    Vee Excel, Myanmar
  • Nyserin
    Swiss Parenterals, Philippines
  • Pailuo
    Yimin, China
  • Pancoran
    Novartis, Greece
  • Pentaerythritol compositum (Nitroglycerin and Pentaerithrityl Tetranitrate)
    Galena, Poland
  • Perlinganit
    Adeka, Turkey; Schwarz, Austria; Schwarz, Czech Republic; Schwarz, Germany; Schwarz, South Korea; Schwarz, Poland; UCB, Bulgaria; UCB, Finland; UCB-Pharma, Switzerland
  • Plastranit
    UCB, Portugal
  • Rectiv
    Aptalis, United States
  • Rectocare
    Square, Bangladesh
  • Rectogesic
    Arzneimittel ProStrakan, Germany; Care Pharmaceuticals, Australia; Care Pharmaceuticals, Singapore; Cederberg, Switzerland; Clonmel, Ireland; Farmasel, Turkey; Ferring, Poland; ProStrakan, Belgium; ProStrakan, Denmark; ProStrakan, Finland; ProStrakan, France; ProStrakan, United Kingdom; ProStrakan, Greece; ProStrakan, Hungary; Prostrakan Farmaceutica, Spain; Vitória, Portugal
  • Rho-Nitro
    sanofi-aventis, Canada
  • Ruo Bi Xun
    Weigao Group, China
  • Ruo Xin Lai
    Weigao Group, China
  • Solinitrina
    Kern, Spain
  • Supranitrin
    Gap, Greece
  • Suscard Buccal
    Pharmax, Ireland
  • Suscard
    BioPhausia, Sweden; Forest, United Kingdom
  • Sustac
    Krka, Georgia; Krka, Hungary; Krka, Lithuania; Krka, Latvia; Pharmax, Ireland; Pharmax, Oman
  • Sustonit
    Polfa Warszawa, Poland; Warszawskie Zaklady Farmaceutyczne Polfa S.A, Lithuania
  • Top Nitro
    Fulford, India
  • Top-Nitro
    Schering-Plough, Italy
  • Transderm-Nitro
    Novartis, United Arab Emirates; Novartis, Bahrain; Novartis, Canada; Novartis, Egypt; Novartis, Iraq; Novartis, Iran; Novartis, Jordan; Novartis, Kuwait; Novartis, Lebanon; Novartis, Qatar; Novartis, Saudi Arabia; Novartis, Syria; Novartis, Yemen; Novartis Healthcare, Philippines
  • Transiderm Nitro
    Novartis, Australia; Novartis, United Kingdom; Novartis, Ireland
  • Transiderm-Nitro
    Novartis, Finland; Novartis, Netherlands; Novartis, Norway; Novartis, Sweden
  • Trimonit
    Sanofi-Aventis, Poland
  • Trinipatch
    Codepharma, France; Ferrer Farma, Spain; Fournier, Belgium; Lavipharm, Netherlands; Paladin, Canada; Pfizer, Greece
  • Triniplas
    Novartis Farma, Italy
  • Trinispray
    Sanofi Aventis, Spain
  • Trinitrin Simplex Laleuf
    Sanofi, Switzerland
  • Trinitrina
    Acarpia-P, Italy
  • Trinitrine Mylan
    Mylan, France
  • Trinitrine Simple Laleuf
    Tonipharm, France
  • Trinitroglicerina Fabra
    Fabra, Argentina
  • Trinitrolongas
    Sanitas, Lithuania
  • Trinitron
    Quesada, Argentina
  • Trinitrosan
    Merck, Germany; Merck, Croatia (Hrvatska); Merck KGaA, Romania
  • Trintek
    Goldshield, United Kingdom
  • Trocer SR
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Trocer
    Incepta, Bangladesh
  • Vasolator
    Sanwa Kagaku, Japan
  • Vasovin
    Torrent, India
  • Venitrin
    Meda, Italy
  • Vernies
    Parke Davis, Spain
  • Willlong
    Will-Pharma, Belgium
  • XinShu-Sine-Jia Hua
    Sine Pharm, China

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