What medication is a contraindication for nitroglycerin?

What medication is a contraindication for nitroglycerin?

Known history of increased intracranial pressure, severe anemia, right-sided myocardial infarction, or hypersensitivity to nitroglycerin are contraindications to nitroglycerin therapy.

What is a contraindication to nitroglycerin administration ACLS?

Nitroglycerin Precautions & Contraindications: Low systolic blood pressure of less than 90 mm/Hg. Right-sided ventricular infarction. Use of tadalafil (sometimes better known as brand names Cialis or Adcirca) within the past 48 hours. Severe bradycardia of less than 50 bpm.

Is nitroglycerin a muscle relaxer?

This medication works by relaxing the muscles around the blood vessels which reduces pressure inside the anus and relieves pain. Nitroglycerin belongs to a class of drugs known as nitrates.

What should you check before administering nitroglycerin?

Check blood pressure and pulse before each administration of NTG–blood pressure can drop precipitously after a single dose. Hold dose if systolic BP < 90 mm Hg or more than 30 mm Hg below baseline. NTG is highly unstable and should be stored in light resistant container in cool environment (not the refrigerator).

When should you not give Nitro for chest pain?

You should not take nitroglycerin if: You have taken the maximum amount of short-acting nitroglycerin prescribed by your doctor. You know your blood pressure is very low. Ask your doctor about this.

Can I take ibuprofen with nitroglycerin?

Interactions between your drugs No interactions were found between ibuprofen and nitroglycerin. However, this does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.

What are the contraindications for nitroglycerin?

Contraindications of nitroglycerin • Hypersensitivity to the active substance, to related organic nitrates or to any of the excipients listed in section 6.1. • Noticeable anemia. • Acute circulatory failure associated with marked hypotension (shock).

What should I know about Norflex before taking it?

Norflex may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide. You should not take Norflex if you have urination problems, an enlarged prostate, glaucoma, a stomach ulcer or blockage in your digestive tract, trouble swallowing, or myasthenia gravis. You should not use Norflex if you are allergic to it, or if you have: myasthenia gravis.

What are the side effects of nitroglycerin?

Some patients can be more sensitive to the hypotension caused by nitrates, potentially resulting in nausea, vomiting, diaphoresis, pallor, and collapse even at therapeutic doses. There have also been reports of flushing, exfoliative dermatitis, and drug rash in some patients taking nitroglycerin.

Can Norflex cause anaphylactic reaction?

Rare instances of anaphylactic reaction have been reported associated with the intramuscular injection of Norflex Injection. Orphenadrine has been chronically abused for its euphoric effects. The mood elevating effects may occur at therapeutic doses of orphenadrine. Orphenadrine is toxic when overdosed and typically induces anticholinergic effects.