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GoNitro Dosage

Generic name: NITROGLYCERIN 400ug
Dosage form: sublingual powder
Drug classes: Antianginal agents, Vasodilators

Medically reviewed by Last updated on Sep 21, 2022.

2.1 Recommended Dosage

Administer one or two packets (400 mcg of nitroglycerin per packet) at the onset of an attack under the tongue. One additional packet may be administered every five minutes as needed. No more than three packets are recommended within a 15-minute period. If the chest pain persists after a total of threepackets, seek prompt medical attention. GONITRO may be used prophylactically 5 to 10 minutes prior to engaging in activities that might precipitate an acute attack.

2.2 Administration

Administer GONITRO at rest, ideally in the sitting position. To administer, empty the contents of a packet under the tongue, close mouth and breath normally. Allow powder to dissolve without swallowing. Do not rinse or spit for 5 minutes after dosing.

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