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Who Should Not Use Nitrostat?

You should not use Nitrostat if you:
  • Are allergic to it, nitroglycerin, or any of the inactive components used to make the medicine. Your healthcare provider or pharmacist has a list of the inactive ingredients.
  • Have severe anemia.
  • Have high intracranial pressure (high pressure within the skull).
  • Are currently having a heart attack (as diagnosed by a healthcare provider).
  • Are taking a phosphodiesterase type-5 (PDE5) inhibitor, such as:

Final Thoughts

There are a number of situations in which this medication should not be used, along with several safety concerns people should be aware of before beginning treatment. However, it is possible that not all of these issues were discussed in this article. Therefore, you should talk with your healthcare provider about the specific warnings and precautions with Nitrostat that may apply to you.
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