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Nitrates may make you feel dizzy. You may also get a rapid, irregular, or pounding heartbeat when you take the drugs regularly. It usually gets better after the first few weeks. If it keeps up, talk to your doctor. Some other side effects are:

  • Headache
  • Flushing of your face or neck. Call your doctor if it persists or is severe.
  • Low blood pressure.

From: Nitrates for Heart Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 4, 2019

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