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GTN in Australia

GTN in Australia

What is GTN?

GTN stands for glyceryl trinitrate, a medication that belongs to the class of nitratesIt is used to treat conditions such as chest painacute pulmonary oedema, and uterine inversion. Also, It works by dilating the blood vessels and improving blood flow.

Nitrates strengths

GTN in Australia is available in different forms and strengths, such as:

The sublingual tablets and spray are used for immediate relief of symptoms, while the patch and ointment are used for long-term preventionThe ampoule is used for intravenous infusion in hospital settings.

The dose and frequency of GTN or nitrates depend on some factors. Such as the condition being treated, the patient’s response, and the doctor’s advice. It is important to follow the instructions on how to use GTN correctly. It can cause side effects such as hypotensionheadacheflushing, and bradycardia, So, follow the instructions of use.

Side effects of nitrates:

  • Headache.
  • Dizziness or lightheadedness.
  • Flushing or a warm feeling in the face.
  • Nausea.
  • Burning or tingling under the tongue

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