[nye-troh-GLIH-sir-in] Pregnancy Category: C Nitrogard-SR M, Nitrong, Nitrong SR M [Rx]
Classification: Antianginal agent (coronary vasodilator)
See also Antianginal Drugs—Nitrates/Nitrites.
Action/Kinetics: Sustained-release. Onset: 20-45 min; duration: 3-8 hr.
Uses: To prevent anginal attacks. "Possibly effective" for the prophylaxis or treatment of anginal attacks. Special Concerns: Dosage has not been established in children. How Supplied: Nitroclycerin sustained-release capsules: Capsule, extended release: 2.5 mg, 6.5 mg, 9 mg. Nitroglycerin sustained-release tablets: Tablet, extended release: 2.6 mg, 6.5 mg
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