The Transdermal Administration of Nitrates: An Overview
- PENTRIUM THERAPY IN ANGINA PECTORIS. Dougherty, Edward S. // Angiology;Feb1965, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p57
1. Clinical evaluation of Pentrium, a new Librium/PETN combination, was conducted by means of a single-blind comparative study in 100 women patients with angina pectoris. 2. Employing comparable dosages, four agentsï¿½the patients' previous medication (a vasodilator), Librium alone, a...
- Congestive heart failure complicating non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndrome: incidence, predictors, and clinical outcomes. Mehta, Shamir R.; Eikelboom, John W.; Demers, Catherine; Maggioni, Aldo P.; Commerford, Patrick J.; Yusuf, Salim // Canadian Journal of Physiology & Pharmacology;Jan2005, Vol. 83 Issue 1, p98
There are limited data regarding the incidence and clinical significance of congestive heart failure (CHF) in patients with non-ST segment elevation acute coronary syndromes (ACS). The objectives of this study were to examine the incidence, predictors, and clinical outcomes in patients with ACS...
- counterpulsation, enhanced external. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p537
An encyclopedia entry for "enhanced external counterpulsation," which refers to a noninvasive treatment for angina pectoris and congestive heart failure using inflatable cuffs on the patient's legs to improve myocardial perfusion and increase cardiac output, is presented.
- Oral nitrate preparations: An update. Bomber, Jeffrey W.; De Tullio, Pamela L. // American Family Physician;12/1/1995, Vol. 52 Issue 8, p2331
Discusses various aspects of oral nitrate preparations in the United States as treatment for angina and congestive heart failure. Mechanisms of actions of oral nitrates; Preparations, dosage and administration; Dosing regimens; Pharmacokinetics; Tolerance; Adverse effects.
- The Healthy Heart Report. Sahley, Billie J. // MMRC Health Educator Reports;2006, p1
The article provides information about heart diseases. A substance called homocysteine may be a factor in causing heart disease. Causes of angina pectoris, arrhythmias, atherosclerosis and congestive heart failure are discussed. Total vite, anxiety control, L-theanine and arginine are some of...
- Nitroglycerine: Solving a Century-Old Puzzle. // Medical Update;Jun2002, Vol. 27 Issue 12, p4
Presents the findings of a study conducted by researchers at Duke University Medical Center which identified the enzyme responsible for the negative effects of nitroglycerine to patients with angina.
- Nebivolol. // Reactions Weekly;3/9/2013, Issue 1443, p29
An abstract of the article "Resolution of nebivolol-induced coronary vasospasm by intracoronary nitroglycerin during a coronary angiogram," by N. I. Akkus and colleagues is presented.
- Drug treatment of chronic stable angina pectoris. // British Medical Journal;2/25/1978, Vol. 1 Issue 6111, p462
Identifies the importance of beta-adrenoceptor-blocking drugs for the management of patients with chronic stable angina pectoris. Reduction of the frequency and severity of anginal attacks; Reduction of glyceryl trinitrate consumption; Ameleoration of electrocardiographic ST segment depression;...
- HEART SUCCESS. McCann, Jean // Drug Topics;1/1/2001, Vol. 145 Issue 1, p16
Reports on the drug experiment conducted on several patients for treatment of congestive heart failure. Result of the clinical trial on angiotensin II receptor blocker valsartan; Mechanism of action of the drug; Details on other treatment alternatives for angina disease.