What is Nitromint?
Nitromint medicine contains the active ingredient Nitroglycerin, also known as glyceryl trinitrate, which is a medicine used for heart failure , high blood pressure, anal fissures, painful periods, and to treat and prevent chest pain caused by reduced blood flow to the heart (angina) or from recreational cocaine use. This includes chest pain caused by a heart attack.
Nitromint drug information
- Ingredients of the drug Nitromint: Nitroglycerin – 2.6mg.
- Registration Number: VN-5440-01.
- Packing: Box of 3 blisters x 10 release tablets.
- Manufacturing Company: Egis Pharma., Ltd – Hung Ga Ry.
How does Nitromint work?
Nitroglycerin works by relaxing smooth muscles and blood vessels in your body. This increases the amount of blood and oxygen reaching your heart. In turn, your heart doesn’t work as hard. This relieves chest pain.
What effect does Nitromint have on blood pressure?
Nitromint (Nitroglycerin) slightly lowers blood pressure by dilating blood vessels, but is not recommended for the treatment of high blood pressure. A drop in blood pressure can cause dizziness, especially with sudden changes in position. You should avoid sudden changes in position, such as getting up slowly if you are sitting or lying down, to minimize this side effect.
Indications for drug use
- Nitromint is used for the long-term treatment of coronary artery disease and the prevention of angina.
- In addition, the drug also helps to support the treatment of congestive heart failure (combination of digitalis, diuretics, ACEIs, vasodilators).
Contraindications to the use of the drug
Do not use Nitromint in patients who are allergic to Nitroglycerin or to any of the other excipients in this medicine.
What is the dose of Nitromint ?
Always consult your doctor or pharmacist before deciding to take this medicine. The starting dose of the drug is: 1 tablet, 2 times / day. After that, the dose can be increased to 2 or 3 tablets, taken twice a day.
How to take Nitromint
Read and follow carefully any Instructions for Use provided with your medication. Ask your doctor or pharmacist if you do not understand these instructions.
Nitromint should be taken before breakfast and dinner. If the pain occurs mainly at night: you should take it in the morning and before going to bed.
Swallow this medicine whole. Do not crush or chew the capsule. Doing so may release all of the medication at once and may increase the risk of side effects.
Use this medicine regularly to get the most benefit from it. Do not suddenly stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor. Some conditions may get worse when the drug is stopped suddenly.
Nitromint side effects
Common side effects of Nitromint may include:
- Fast heart beat;
- flushing (redness and warming of your skin);
If these effects are mild, they may go away in a few days or weeks. If they get worse or don’t go away, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.
What other medicines does Nitromint interact with?
Tell your doctor about all of your current medicines, especially:
- Aspirin, heparin;
- Medicines used to treat blood clots;
- Blood pressure medication;
- Thuốc ergot: dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, ergonovine, methylergonovine.
This list is not exhaustive and many other drugs can affect nitroglycerin. This includes prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Precautions while using Nitromint
Dizziness: This treatment may cause temporary dizziness. Do not drive, operate machinery, or perform other hazardous jobs until you have determined how this medicine affects you.
Low blood pressure: Headache or symptoms of low blood pressure, such as weakness or dizziness, especially when getting up suddenly from a lying or sitting position, can be caused by taking too much nitroglycerin.
Tolerability: Users of nitroglycerin may develop a tolerance to the drug, resulting in the medication not working as well. Intolerance to other nitrates or nitrites may also occur, especially if long-acting nitrates are being used concurrently.
Pregnancy: Nitromint has not been studied for use in pregnant women. This medicine should not be used during pregnancy unless the benefits outweigh the risks. If you become pregnant while taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately.
Breast- feeding: It is not known whether this medicine passes into breast milk. If you are a nursing mother and are using this medicine, it may affect your baby. Talk to your doctor about whether you should continue breastfeeding.
Children: The safety and effectiveness of this medicine in children have not been established.
How to store medicine?
- Store the medicine at room temperature about 15 – 30°C. Avoid moisture and direct light.
- Keep medicine in a safe place, out of reach of children and pets.
Disclaimer: Index-China goal is to provide readers with relevant and up-to-date information. However, because drugs interact differently from person to person, we cannot guarantee that this information includes all possible interactions. This information is not a substitute for medical advice. Always talk to your doctor or healthcare provider about possible interactions with all prescription medications, vitamins, herbs, and supplements, and over-the-counter medications you’re taking.
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Assoc.Prof.Dr. Tran Ngoc Anh is currently Hanoi Medical University Hospital, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Gastroenterology and Head of Department of General-Uematology of Hanoi Medical University. Consulting doctor at ThuocLP Pharmacy.
Professional qualifications, Academic degrees – Education:
Graduated from General Practitioner System, Hanoi Medical University
Graduated with a Master degree in Internal Medicine, Hanoi Medical University
Graduated from the training program specialized in Gastrointestinal, Henri Mondor Institute Center, University of Paris 6, French Republic 1996-1997; 1999
Graduated from the training program specialized in Gastrointestinal, North Royal Sydney Hospital, Australia; 2002
Graduated from a training program specialized in chronic liver diseases, Pizza, Italy 2009
Graduated with a PhD in Gastrointestinal, Hanoi Medical University
Associate Professor, Gastroenterology, Hanoi Medical University
Training and Scientific Research:
Published more than 200 articles in domestic and international specialized journals
Editor of many monographs and participates in compiling 2 textbooks.
Guide many students and graduate students of Hanoi Medical University
Manager of many grassroots research projects
Certificate of Good Clinical Practice (GCP: 2012, 2015), Ministry of Health
Specialized certificates: General gastrointestinal endoscopy, Interventional gastrointestinal endoscopy, General gastrointestinal ultrasound, Interventional gastrointestinal ultrasound (Bach Mai BV), Chronic liver disease.