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When should you not take nitrates?

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You shouldn't take nitrates if you:

  • Had severe allergic reactions to medicines with nitroglycerin or isosorbide
  • Take some erectile dysfunction drugs such as Cialis (tadalafil), Levitra (vardenafil), or Viagra (sildenafil).
  • Have narrow-angle glaucoma

From: Nitrates for Heart Disease WebMD Medical Reference

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Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 04, 2019

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Reviewed by James Beckerman on September 04, 2019

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