Disease Information for Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Dizzy on Standing/Giddy Response
Orthostatic drop in blood pressure
Postural Hypotension Non-neural
Pulse pressure/wide
Red/erythema skin discoloration
Tachycardia/Fast heart rate
Erythroderma
Headache
Collapse/Prostration
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Methemoglobin (Lab)
URINE Methemoglobin
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Cluster/migraine headache syndrome
Methemoglobinemia
Orthostatic syncope Hypotension
Syncope/Fainting
Vascular headache
Disease Synergy - Causes
Synergy/Migraine trigger/attack
Synergy/Trinitrotoluene toxicity
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Anti-anginal medication (example)
DRUG/Cardiovascular meds (examples)
DRUG/Direct arteriolar vasodilator (example)
DRUG/Drug tolerance/effect
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Injectable antihypertensive med (example)
DRUG/Nitrate/Nitroglycerin medication (example)
DRUG/Preload reduction effect
DRUG/Tachyphylaxis occurs
Pathophysiology/Afterload reduction/effect
DRUG/Unction/ointment/gel dermatologic application
Process
PROCESS/Medication/Drug (CONFIRM dose/before treatment)
Synonyms
Synonym
1 2 3 propanetriol trinitrate, Glyceryl trinitr (generic add), glyceryl trinitrate, Glyceryl trinitrate (generic additions), Glyceryl trinitrate (generic additions) (product), Glyceryl trinitrate (generic additions) (substance), Glyceryl trinitrate (product), Glyceryl trinitrate product, GTN Glyceryl trinitrate, Nitroglycerin, Nitroglycerin (product), Nitroglycerin (substance), NITROGLYCERIN PREPARATION, nitroglycerine, Nitroglycerol, Trinitrate Glyceryl, Brand name/Anginine (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Deponit patch (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Minitran (Nitroglycerin) patches, Brand name/Nitro-bid (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Nitro-bid ointment (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Nitrodisc patch (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Nitro-Dur patch (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Nitrogard (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Nitroglyn SA (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Nitrolingual spray (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Nitrong SR (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/NitroQuick (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Nitrostat (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Transderm-Nitro patch (Nitroglycerin), Brand name/Trinipatch (Nitroglycerin), Synonym/Glyceryl trinitrate (Nitroglycerin) admin
Treatment
Drug Dosage
DRUG/Dose 0.3 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 0.4 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose 0.6 mgm (Unit/Pill/Capsule size)
DRUG/Dose Extended time release/XT/SA (example)
DRUG/Dose Infusion mix 50 mgm/250 ml (CONFIRM this)
DRUG/Dose iv 10-40 microgrms/min
DRUG/Dose PRN (as needed)
DRUG/Generic available
DRUG/Infusion option medication
DRUG/Inhaled/aerosolized medication (example)
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Sub-lingual preparation/administration
Definition

Vasodilating nitrate drug; NO direct vasodilator to coronary (and other) arteries;lingual or oral or parenteral preparation;tachyphylaxis occurs

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