What is Nitrolingual Spray?
Nitrolingual spray is a sublingual spray, which means you have to spray it under your tongue. Its active ingredient in medicine is called nitroglycerin. This dilates the muscles around the blood vessels, making it easier for the heart to do its job. Its active ingredient is nitroglycerin. One dose of sublingual spray contains 0.4 mg of nitroglycerin.
What is Nitrolingual Spray used for?
Nitrolingual spray is used to stop the attack of chest pain (stop angina attacks). You can use it immediately before doing anything you think will cause angina pain in you. You can also use Nitrolingual spray in the following cases:
You have an acute heart attack.
You have acute failure in the left ventricle of the heart. In the hospital, coronary arteries through a catheter (coronary angiography) are often used to treat coronary spasm (clogging of the arteries feeding the heart) during X-rays.
What you need to know before using Nitrolingual spray
Do not use Nitrolingual spray in the following cases:
Allergy (hypersensitivity) to glyceryl trinitrate, other nitrates or any of the other ingredients of this medicine (list of ingredients in the product leaflet in section 6).
Severe hypotension (when your maximum blood pressure (systolic pressure) is below 90 mm Hg.)
Acute circulatory failure (shock, circulatory failure, hypovolemic shock)
Obstructive cardiomyopathy (a disease of the heart muscle that blocks blood flow).
Acute heart problems (cardiogenic shock), except when there is insufficient maintenance pressure in the left ventricle of your heart (left ventricle)
High pressure in the brain (such as head trauma, cerebral hemorrhage)
Severe decrease in red blood cells (anemia)
Taking certain medications (phosphodiesterase inhibitors such as sildenafil, vardenafil, or similar products) to treat impotence (sexual dysfunction) or pulmonary hypertension. If you use these products and spray Nitrolingual, severe or dangerous hypotension may occur.