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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of nitroglycerin IV.

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Condition: Unpredictable Severe Constricting Chest Pain
6/20/2009 12:30:38 PM

Reviewer: dzylizzy1@yahoo.com, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I was treated with this medication for unstable angina. My chest pain did lessen but did not go completely away. I developed breathing difficulties...kinda like hyperventilating and light headedness after starting on this medication. This condition has not gone away and I am now being referred to a lung doctor to find out what is wrong. I think it is some kind of side affect of this drug, but ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Unpredictable Severe Constricting Chest Pain
7/8/2008 10:06:31 AM

Reviewer: pstivthnkn, 25-34 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 2

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I had hypertension and/or extreme constricting chest pain associated with mitral valve repair surgery (immediate post-surgical period). According to the medical staff, nothing else was working to relieve the pain (regular IV, beta blockers, morphine, and percoset). The nursing staff tried the Nitro IV at last, and within minutes, the pain had resolved, and was bearable. I was on this IV drip for 2 ... Show Full Comment

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