What are nitrate tablets used for?


Marvin Needham   |   Member since 2015  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Nitrates are medications used for treating or preventing heart pain (angina, chest pain) caused by heart disease, usually of the arteries in the heart.

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Chester Bennett   |   Member since 2010  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Also, which drugs are nitrates?

Medicines that contain organic nitrates include:

Furthermore, do not take with nitrates? You shouldn't take nitrates if you:


Susan Miller   |   Member since 2020  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Regarding this, what are nitrate tablets?

Nitrates are used to relieve angina and they can also be used to prevent angina. Nitrates come as tablets, capsules, patches and sprays. Common types are glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), isosorbide mononitrate and isosorbide dinitrate. There are many different brands, but each brand contains one of these three medicines.


Lucas Larsen   |   Member since 2009  |  10+ Answers Submitted  |  ✔ Verified

Is aspirin a nitrate drug?

Aspirin. Aspirin and other anti-platelet medications reduce the ability of your blood to clot, making it easier for blood to flow through narrowed heart arteries. Nitrates. Often used to treat angina, nitrates relax and widen your blood vessels, allowing more blood to flow to your heart muscle.


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What is the safest erectile dysfunction drug?

Viagra (sildenafil) and Cialis (tadalafil) are the most commonly prescribed, and are equally safe and effective. In most cases, lifestyle and cost will help you decide between them.


Bristol Barrett   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

What are examples of nitrates?

Examples of generic and brand names of nitrates include:nitroglycerin sublingual tablet (Nitrostat) nitroglycerin lingual aerosol (Nitromist) nitrolinglycerin pumpspray (Nitrolingual Pumpsprapy) nitroglycerin lingual (Nitrolingual Pumpspray) nitroglycerin transdermal ointment (Nitro-Bid)


Carina Lucas   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

What do nitrates do for your heart?

Nitrates are vasodilators, which means they help widen (dilate) your blood vessels, making it easier for blood to flow through and let more oxygen-rich blood reach your heart. Nitrates also relax the veins so less blood is returned to the heart, which can reduce the workload on your heart.


Lauren Judd   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

What food is high in nitrates?

Here are the 10 best foods to boost your nitric oxide levels.Beets. Beets are rich in dietary nitrates, which your body can convert to nitric oxide. Garlic. Meat. Dark Chocolate. Leafy Greens. Citrus Fruits. Pomegranate. Nuts and Seeds.


David Mcnally   |   Member since 2015  |  ✔ Verified

What are the actions of nitrates?

Organic nitrate esters have a direct relaxant effect on vascular smooth muscles, and the dilation of coronary vessels improves oxygen supply to the myocardium. The dilation of peripheral veins, and in higher doses peripheral arteries, reduces preload and afterload, and thereby lowers myocardial oxygen consumption.


Harvey Parsons   |   Member since 2005  |  ✔ Verified

Is Amlodipine a nitrate?

2.9 Amlodipine does not produce (such) an increase in heart rate as do nitrates. It is also important that discontinuation of amlodipine treatment is accompanied by slow return of BP to baseline over 7–10 days, with no evidence of a “rebound” effect.


Ryan Shaw   |   Member since 2009  |  ✔ Verified

Do Nitrates lower blood pressure?

Nitrates Lower Blood Pressure. A small new study suggests the nitrates in many vegetables may keep blood vessels healthy and lower blood pressure. Previous studies have shown that a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, such as the Dietary Approaches to Stop HypertensionHypertension (DASH) diet, can reduce blood pressure


Abdul Weston   |   Member since 2006  |  ✔ Verified

What are the benefits of taking ramipril?

Ramipril is used to treat high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure helps prevent strokes, heart attacks, and kidney problems. Ramipril is also used to improve survival after a heart attack.


Selena Cork   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

How do you use nitrate spray?

For sudden episodes of angina, use nitroglycerin in a tablet or liquid spray form.Place the under-the-tongue (sublingual) tablet under your tongue. Leave it there until it dissolves. Place the between-cheek-and-gum (buccal) tablet between your cheek and gum. Use the spray under your tongue or on top of your tongue.


Audrey Gray   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

How long does nitrate stay in your system?

Symptoms usually develop 18–36 hours after the high levels of nitrates are consumed, but they can occur as soon as two-hours or as long as 14 days later.


Janelle Garner   |   Member since 2012  |  ✔ Verified

Is Viagra a nitrate?

The phosphodiesterase-5 (PDE5) inhibitor sildenafil is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of erectile dysfunction. Sildenafil is contraindicated in combination with nitrates due to the risk for a pharmacodynamic drug interaction that can result in severe hypotension and death.


Grace Woodcock   |   Member since 2008  |  ✔ Verified

How long is nitrate free period?

If the dose is one three times daily, take one every 6 hours. This provides a nitrate-free period of 6 – 8 hours.


Anthony Pierce   |   Member since 2018  |  ✔ Verified

Do nitrates help erectile dysfunction?

Your body turns nitrates into nitric oxide. Nitric oxide, a gas naturally produced by the body, may help prevent ED. Research has shown nitric oxide serves as a vasodilator to open blood vessels and helps maintain pressure in the corpus cavernosum to sustain an erection.


Macy Parr   |   Member since 2007  |  ✔ Verified

Why are nitrates bad for you?

Sodium nitrate, a preservative that's used in some processed meats, such as bacon, jerky and luncheon meats, could increase your heart disease risk. It's thought that sodium nitrate may damage your blood vessels, making your arteries more likely to harden and narrow, leading to heart disease.


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