TITLE

NITROGLYCERIN OINTMENT: A REVIEW

AUTHOR(S)
Francis, Gary S.; Hagan, A. D.
PUB. DATE
December 1977
SOURCE
Angiology;Dec1977, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p873
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents a review of the efficacy of nitroglycerin ointment, a drug used in the treatment of angina pectoris and in reducing left ventricular end-diastolic and end-systolic volume. Duration of effect of sublingual nitrates; Degradation of oral nitroglycerin agents by hepatic enzymes which result in lost vasodilator action; Sustained effect of nitroglycerin, its enhancement of exercise capacity and reduction of angina pectoris for many hours.
ACCESSION #
16384748

 

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