teex nitro

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teex nitro
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2010-07-10 21:27:05
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  1. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Class
    Antianginal
  2. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Actions
    • 1. Smooth muscle relaxant
    • 2. reduces cardiac work
    • 3. dilates coronary arteries
    • 4. dilates systemic arteries
  3. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Indications
    • 1. angina pectoris
    • 2. chest pain associated with an MI
    • 3. hypertension (systolic >200 or diastolic > 120)
    • 4. Congestive heart failure
  4. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Contraindications
    • 1. children under 12
    • 2. hypotension (BP <100 systolic)
  5. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Precautions
    • 1. Monitor BP
    • 2. Syncope
    • 3. Protect medication from light
    • 4. Expires quickly once bottle is opened
  6. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Side Effects
    • 1. Headache
    • 2. Dizziness
    • 3. Hypotension
  7. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Dosage
    .4mg (1 tab/spray) repeated q 5 minutes up to 3 times
  8. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Route
    SL, IV, topical
  9. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) How supplied
    • Tablet: .4mg (1/150 grain)
    • Spray: 4mg metered dose
  10. Nitroglycerin (Nitrostat) Pediatrics
    Not for children under 12

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