II. Indications

  1. Chronic Angina Prophylaxis

III. Dosing

  1. Transdermal Nitroglycerin Patch
    1. Apply 1 patch for 12 to 14 hours per day to non-hairy skin
    2. Doses range from 0.1 to 0.8 mg per hour
    3. Allow for a nitrate free period for 10-14 hours per day

IV. Mechanism

V. Adverse Effects

VI. Safety

  1. Pregnancy Category C
  2. Unknown Safety in Lactation

VIII. References

  1. Olson (2020) Clinical Pharmacology, Medmaster Miami, p. 70-1
  2. Hamilton (2020) Tarascon Pocket Pharmacopoeia

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