Indications for NITROLINGUAL:
Acute attacks and prophylaxis of angina.
1–2 sprays at onset of attack, onto or under tongue while sitting; max 3 sprays/15 minutes. May use prophylactically 5–10 minutes before exertion. Do not inhale spray. Do not rinse mouth for 5–10 minutes after use.
Acute or recent MI. Hypotension. Monitor for tolerance. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Avoid abrupt cessation. Volume depletion. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
See Contraindications. Hypotension potentiated with sildenafil, alcohol, vasodilators, calcium channel blockers, other vasoactive drugs. Do not use epinephrine to treat hypotension from nitrate overdose.
Headache, dizziness, flushing, orthostatic hypotension, paresthesia, tachycardia, nausea, rash.
Spray—12g (200 metered sprays); 4.9g (60 metered sprays)