Nitrocontin (2.6 mg) Tablet Side Effects and usage

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Nitrocontin (2.6 mg) - Glyceryl Trinitrate- Tablet is manufactured by Modi Mundi Pharma Ltd. and the main constituent generic drug is Glyceryl Trinitrate- 2.6 mg.

Nitrocontin (2.6 mg) Tablet Medicine Side effects and usage

Side Effects

Throbbing, headache, flushing, weakness, sweating, palpitation, dizziness and fainting.
Tachycardia.
Hypotension.
Methaemoglobinaemia.

Indications

Unstable, angina, coronary vasospasm, LVF accompanying MI, hypertension during cardiac surgery.

Contra Indications

Hypersensitivity.
Severe hypotension, heart failure, marked anaemia, hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy.
cerebral haemorrhage or head trauma, low cardiac output secondary to hypovolaemia, inferior MI with right ventricular involvement, raised intracranial pressure.
concomitant use with phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors.

Caution

Severe hepatic or renal impairment, hypothyroidism, malnutrition, hypothermia.
Cerebrovascular disease, lung disease or cor pulmonale.
Pregnancy, lactation, glaucoma, mitral valve prolapse, cardiac tamponade, syncope.
Gradual withdrawal in patients who have received prolonged high dose infusions.
Avoid prolonged excessive hypotension.
Nitrate-free interval is recommended in patients on continuous treatment with nitrates to reduce risk of tolerance.

Cost

The cost of the drug per 1 Tablet is Rs.4.57 in India as of date.

Formulation

Nitrocontin (2.6 mg) Tablet mainly contains the generic formulation called as Glyceryl Trinitrate- 2.6 mg.

Nitrocontin (2.6 mg) Tablet Medicine Generics

Medicine Name: Nitrocontin (2.6 mg) Tablet
Manufacturer: Modi Mundi Pharma Ltd.
Generic Molecule: Glyceryl Trinitrate

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