Nitrolingual Generic Name & Formulations
Nitroglycerin 0.4mg/spray; lingual pump spray.
Spray—12g (200 metered sprays); 4.9g (60 metered sprays)
Acute attacks and prophylaxis of angina.
Nitrolingual Dosage and Administration
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.
Nitrolingual Boxed Warnings
Acute or recent MI. Hypotension. Monitor for tolerance. Hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Avoid abrupt cessation. Volume depletion. Elderly. Pregnancy (Cat.C). Nursing mothers.
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
Headache, dizziness, flushing, orthostatic hypotension, paresthesia, tachycardia, nausea, rash.
Nitrolingual Clinical Trials
Nitrolingual Patient Counseling