Nitroglycerin transdermal system

[nye-troh-GLIH-sir-in] Pregnancy Category: C

Deponit 0.2 mg/hr and 0.4 mg/hr, Minitran 0.1 mg/hr, 0.2 mg/hr, 0.4 mg/hr, and 0.6 mg/hr, Nitrek 0.2 mg/hr, 0.4 mg/hr, and 0.6 mg/hr, Ni-

trodisc 0.2 mg/hr, 0.3 mg/hr, and 0.4 mg/hr, Nitro-Dur 0.1 mg/hr, 0.2 mg/hr, 0.3 mg/hr, 0.4 mg/hr, 0.6 mg/hr, and 0.8 mg/hr, Transderm-Nitro 0.1 mg/hr, 0.2 mg/hr, 0.4 mg/hr, and 0.6 mg/hr [Rx] Classification: Antianginal agent (coronary vasodilator)

See also Antianginal Drugs—Nitrates/Nitrites.

Action/Kinetics: Onset: 30-60 min; duration: 8-24 hr. The amount released each hour is indicated in the name.

Uses: Prophylaxis of angina pectoris due to CAD. NOTE: There is some evidence that nitroglycerin patches stop preterm labor. Special Concerns: Dosage has not been established in children. How Supplied: Film, extended release: 0.1 mg/hr, 0.2 mg/hr, 0.3 mg/hr, 0.4 mg/hr, 0.6 mg/hr, 0.8 mg/hr

Dosage-

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