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What is Glyceryl Trinitrate 500mcg used for?

Glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), is a nitrate medication used to treat angina (chest pain). Glycerol Trinitrate can help relieve chest pain if an angina attack has already begun. It can also help to keep them from starting. You can buy Glyceryl Trinitrate 500mcg at Drugstore Nigeria an online pharmacy store in Lagos.

What is Glyceryl Trinitrate 500mcg Used For?

It contains 500mcg of Glyceryl Trinitrate as the active ingredient.

How Does Glyceryl Trinitrate 500mcg Work?

Glycerol Trinitrate 500mcg works in angina by widening blood vessels (veins and arteries). This increases the blood supply to your heart, allowing more oxygen to reach your heart muscles and alleviating chest pain.

Glycerol Trinitrate 500mcg Indications

  • It acts as a short-acting vasodilator
  • It relieves angina pectoris
  • It works as a prophylaxis of angina pectoris
  • It relieves acute spontan

Glyceryl Trinitrate 500mcg Dosage


Treatment of Angina Pectoris Acute Attacks:

When angina attacks, take 500 micrograms of glyceryl trinitrate (one tablet) and repeat at five-minute intervals for a total of three doses if symptoms do not resolve. If symptoms persist after three doses, the patient should seek immediate medical attention. Because of the risk of symptomatic postural hypotension, the patient should preferably rest in a sitting position.

Prevention (Prophylaxis) of Angina Pectoris: Glyceryl trinitrate, 500mcg (one tablet), can be taken before engaging in activity that is likely to trigger angina pectoris


There is no information available on the use of glyceryl trinitrate in children.


The elderly may experience hypotension and syncope when taking nitrates. When taking sublingual glyceryl trinitrate, patients should be advised to sit down whenever possible.

How to Use Glyceryl Trinitrate 500mcg

Glyceryl trinitrate must be administered sublingually (under the tongue) and retained in the mouth until dissolved or discarded. There may be a local burning or tingling sensation.

What are the Common Side Effects of Glyceryl Trinitrate 500mcg?

  • Headaches
  • Feeling dizzy
  • Weak
  • Tired or sick (nausea)
  • Flushing.

How quickly does Glyceryl trinitrate take effect?

After using glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), angina chest pain should subside within a few minutes; if the pain does not subside within 15 minutes, call an ambulance

Where Can I Buy Glyceryl Trinitrate 500mcg?

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