Nitrolingual

— THERAPEUTIC DISORDERS TREATED —
  • Angina

Nitrolingual Generic Name & Formulations

General Description

Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/spray; lingual pump spray.

Pharmacological Class

Nitrate.

How Supplied

Spray—12g (200 metered sprays); 4.9g (60 metered sprays)

Nitrolingual Indications

Indications

Acute attacks and prophylaxis of angina.

Nitrolingual Dosage and Administration

Adult

1–2 sprays at onset of attack, onto or under tongue while sitting; max 3 sprays/15 minutes. May use prophylactically 5–10 minutes before exertion. Do not inhale spray. Do not rinse mouth for 5–10 minutes after use.

Children

Not recommended.

Nitrolingual Contraindications

Contraindications

Concomitant sildenafil.

Nitrolingual Boxed Warnings

Not Applicable

Nitrolingual Warnings/Precautions

Warnings/Precautions

Acute or recent MI. Hypotension. Monitor for tolerance. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Avoid abrupt cessation. Volume depletion. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.

Nitrolingual Pharmacokinetics

See Literature

Nitrolingual Interactions

Interactions

See Contraindications. Hypotension potentiated with sildenafil, alcohol, vasodilators, calcium channel blockers, other vasoactive drugs. Do not use epinephrine to treat hypotension from nitrate overdose.

Nitrolingual Adverse Reactions

Adverse Reactions

Headache, dizziness, flushing, orthostatic hypotension, paresthesia, tachycardia, nausea, rash.

Nitrolingual Clinical Trials

See Literature

Nitrolingual Note

Not Applicable

Nitrolingual Patient Counseling

See Literature