What is Nitrostat?
Nitrostat is a type of vasodilator. It relaxes blood vessels, increasing the blood and oxygen supply to your heart.
What is Nitrostat used for?
This medicine is used to relieve chest pain caused by angina. It is also used to prevent chest pain before activities like climbing stairs, going outdoors in cold weather, or sexual activity.
How to consume Nitrostat?
Take this medicine by mouth as needed. At the first sign of an angina attack (chest pain or tightness) place one tablet under your tongue. This medicine can also be consumed 5 to 10 minutes before an event likely to produce chest pain.
What should be watched for while using this medicine?
Inform the doctor or health care professional in case the medicine is no longer working. Keep this medicine with you at all times. Sit or lie down when you take your medicine to prevent falling if you feel dizzy or faint after using it. Try to remain calm.
Where the medicine should be kept?
Keep out of the reach of children. Store the medicine at room temperature between 20 and 25°C (68 and 77°F). Store it in original container. Protect from light and moisture.