Glyceryl trinitrate (nitroglycerin) and the organic nitrates. Choosing the method of administration.

Nitrate usage worldwide is on the increase as the indications for therapy expand. Present indications for nitrate therapy include chronic stable angina pectoris, unstable angina pectoris, complications of acute myocardial infarction, and 'unloading' therapy for acute and chronic congestive heart failure. Nitrates are also being used in the operating suite… CONTINUE READING