Nitroglycerin Patch

Nitroglycerin Patch is prescribed to patients with coronary heart disease which causes angina or chest pains. Nitroglycerin Patch only works to prevent angina.

NITRODERM TTS, Nitro-Dur, Transderm-Nitro

Nitroglycerin Patch

Nitroderm TTS


Novartis India

Transdermal Patch

5 mg, 10 mg


Out of Stock.



Nitroglycerin Patch is used in the treatment of reducing high blood pressure during surgery, controlling congestive heart failure associated with heart attack, lowering blood pressure during surgery, treating angina and coronary artery disease.

How it Works

Nitroglycerin Patch is known as a nitrate. Nitroglycerin Patch works by relaxing and widening blood vessels. When the heart needs more oxygen than it can get, chest pains start occuring. Nitroglycerin Patch works by relaxing blood vessels, which then allows blood to flow more easily. Nitroglycerin Patch reduces the heart's workload and the amount of oxygen needed by the heart.

Common Side effects

Patients who take Nitroglycerin Patch may suffer from such side effects;

Increased heart rate,
Flushing of face,
Orthostatic hypotension


The Nitroglycerine is the drug that prevents the pain in the chest and the heart burn. This drug is having the US brand name as NITRODERM TTS it is not having any other brand names in the market. The drug is manufactured by NOVARTIS. The drug is available in the form of patches TTS 5. The drugs are available in the various strengths like 5 mg, and 10 mg. It increases the blood circulation to the muscle of the heart so that the pain in heart can be controlled. It is used to prevent the pains and not to cure it once it occurs.


The main active component of the drug is NITROGLYCERIN. This is an organic type of nitrate. The calculated molecular weight of this substance is 227.09. The transdermal patch form of nitroglycerin contains acrylic based nitroglycerin. Each of the nitroglycerin transdermal patch is sealed in a pouch with a polyethylene foil.


It is used to give treatment to the coronary artery disease that causes the blood circulation to the heart. It used to increase the blood circulation to the heart. It is used to prevent from heart attack and chest pain. It is used avoid the problem of heart burn.

Dosage and administration

The dosage should be always followed by the doctor's advice. You should follow the instruction given on the manual of the patches. The patches are applied in the skin and it should be applied in the hair-less part of the body. You should need to wash your hand before applying the patch. You do not apply the patch twice per day. It should be applied in the unique timings prescribed by the doctors. You should keep the patch up to 10 hours and then remove it.


You should tell the doctors about your allergic condition on the skin. It is necessary to explain him about the medical conditions. You should also need to discuss about the vitamins and dietary conditions that you are following regularly. Overdose is not allowed because it may cause side effects like head-ache, fever, cold, food back and vomiting problems.

Important Precautions

If you are a pregnant or breast feeding women you need to consult with the doctors. It is important that follow the rules and regulations given in the patch manual. You need to contact with the nearest medical centers in case of any emergencies.

Side effects

They are more side effects will be occurs when the medicine is not handled properly. The people may be caused by some irritation in the skin. It causes the rashes and itching in the joints of legs, hands etc. You may also suffer from the breathing problem and wheezing.


The drugs should be kept in the temperature limit of 23-25 degrees. The drug should not be reachable to the children and pets in your home. It should not be wetted in the rain water. It is better when you place the tablet on top of the roof. It should not be kept in the heat and moisture. It should be prevented from the sunlight.

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