Felis ISSN 2398-2950

Nitroglycerin

Synonym(s): Glyceril trinitrate, nitroglycerol, nitroglycerine

Contributor(s): Mark Rishniw

Introduction

Name

  • Nitroglycerin.

Class of drug

  • Venodilator.
  • Coronary arteriodilator (humans).

Description

Chemical name

  • 1,2,3-propanetriol trinitrate.

Uses

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Administration

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Pharmocokinetics

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Precautions

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Interactions

with other drugs

  • ACE inhibitors, anesthetics, beta-blockers, calcium channel-blockers, corticosteroids, diuretics and nitrates may enhance the hypotensive effect.

Adverse Reactions

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Further Reading

Publications

Other sources of information

  • Based onSmall Animal Formulary.Tennant, Bryn (1999) 3rd edn. Cheltenham: BSAVA.
  • Plumb D C (1999)Veterinary Drug Handbook.3rd edn, Iowa State University Press, ISBN 0813823536.

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