Nitro-Bid is a nitroglycerin ointment that is used to treat chest pain associated with coronary artery disease. Nitro-Bid belongs to a group of drugs called nitrates. It works by widening and relaxing blood vessels, providing sufficient oxygen to the heart.
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Chest pain, otherwise known as angina, occurs in people with heart diseases. In order to treat this condition, Nitro-Bid can be used since it can treat chest pain by relaxing the blood vessels. Angina occurs when there is not sufficient oxygen in the heart muscles. Nitro-Bid can widen blood vessels so that blood can flow properly to the heart. Nitro-Bid cannot treat an attack that is in progress. It is used to aid in the prevention of these attacks. Below you will find the uses of Nitro-Bid.
Dosage of Nitro-Bid depends on the individual and the condition being treated. You should always take medication precisely as your doctor prescribes it. A paper dose measuring applicator is needed for Nitro-Bid ointment. Depending on your doctor"s advice, measure the correct amount of ointment with the measuring applicator. Nitro-Bid may not be effective when chest pain starts. It is a prevention to avoid chest tightening due to heart disease, but it is not a treatment when chest pain starts. It is also not used before physical activities, such as sexual activity and exercise. Ask your doctor for proper medications for those issues. Below you will find a typical dose of Nitro-Bid.
- Wash your hands before and after use
- Measure 7.5 mg of the ointment using the paper applicator
- Apply the ointment to a clean, unbroken section of skin
- Rotate the application site
- Apply the ointment twice daily, once in the morning and once six hours later
Nitro-Bid Side Effects
Like any drug, Nitro-Bid may cause side effects. Not all side effects of Nitro-Bid have been reported. Call a doctor immediately if you experience unusual, severe or persistent side effects after using it. Below you will find a list of side effects associated with Nitro-Bid. Note that not all possible side effects are listed.
- Shortness of breath
- Chest pain
- Dizziness or lightheadedness
- Difficulty breathing
Rare adverse effects:
- Sore throat
- Unusual bruising or bleeding
- Dark urine
- Pale or bluish colored fingernails
- Rapid heart rate
- Unusual lethargy
- Pale skin
Like any drug, Nitro-Bid may interact with other drugs and substances. Before using Nitro-Bid, inform your doctor about any other medications and treatments you are currently taking. They may interact with the ingredients found in Nitro-Bid.Nitro-Bid can also interact with some diseases, not just drugs. Check with your doctor before using Nitro-Bid. These diseases and conditions. include anemia, glaucoma, hemodialysis, pericarditis, hypotension, intracranial pressure, and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. The list below does not contain all possible interactions with Nitro-Bid. Inform your doctor about all medications and herbal supplements you are taking.