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  1. Nitrates

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    Nitrate medicines include glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), isosorbide dinitrate and isosorbide mononitrate. Each has various brand names. , angina pectoris angina glyceryl trinitrate nitra...

  2. Local Preparations for Anal Disorders

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    The topical glyceryl trinitrate cream Rectogesic® is used for this. It may cause headaches in some people as a side-effect. , budesonide constipation piles proctitis fungal infectio...

  3. Anal Fissure

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    However, it can take longer to heal in others. Glyceryl trinitrate ointment If you apply glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) ointment to the anus, it relaxes the muscle around the anus ...

  4. Coronary Artery Spasm

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    A medicine called glyceryl trinitrate can be used to relieve an episode of chest pain. Your healthcare provider may prescribe other medicines to prevent chest pain.

  5. Proctalgia Fugax and Anal Pain

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    A cream which works on the blood vessels around the anus, such as glyceryl trinitrate or diltiazem cream . An injection into the nerve to make it less sensitive.

  6. Microvascular Angina (Cardiac Syndrome X)

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    If they think angina is likely, they may prescribe you a glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) spray or tablets . You take a dose under your tongue when your angina pain develops.

  7. Pulse Oximetry

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    Improving an oximeter signal [ 13 ] Warm and rub skin Apply a topical vasodilator - eg, glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) cream Try an alternative probe site Try a different probe ...

  8. Coronary Artery Vasospasm

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    Nitrates and calcium-channel blockers are the mainstay of medical therapy: Glyceryl trinitrate effectively treats episodes of angina and myocardial ischaemia and long-acting nitrate prep...

  9. Tennis Elbow and Golfer's Elbow

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    However, NICE encourages further research into this. Glyceryl trinitrate patches Glyceryl trinitrate patches applied over the painful area improve outcomes in the first six ...

  10. Erectile Dysfunction (Impotence)

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    For example, you should not take a PDE5 inhibitor if you take nitrate medicines (including glyceryl trinitrate (GTN)) which are often used to treat angina. Also, if you have high blood pressu...

  11. Angina

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    angina coronary artery spasm glyceryl trinitrate

  12. Anal Fissure

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    Consider prescribing glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) ointment: For adults who have had a fissure for over a week without improvement. , glyceryl trinitrate anal fissure anal fissure ...

  13. Cardiac-type Chest Pain Presenting in Primary Care

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    The response to glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) should not be used to make a diagnosis and symptoms should not be assessed differently in men and women or among different ethnic groups.

  14. Postherpetic Neuralgia

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    If patients experience a burning sensation with topical capsaicin then the cream can be mixed with either glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) paste or Emla® cream. Topical lidocaine 5% patches ...

  15. Constipation in Adults

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    Local anaesthetic ointment or glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) ointment can be prescribed by your GP to ease the pain and help relax the muscles around the back passage (anus), to help the fissure t...

  16. Doctor's Bag - Contents

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    Myocardial infarction and angina [ 8 ] Aspirin - 300 mg dispersible (or chewed) tablets. Glyceryl trinitrate spray or sublingual tablets. Thrombolytics - some GPs may administer ...

  17. Raynaud's Phenomenon

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    Topical agents Evidence on topical nitrates is limited but studies have shown that: [ 3 ] Topical glyceryl trinitrate applied to the dorsum of the finger results in digital vasod...

  18. Acute Myocardial Infarction Management

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    Advise any patient known to have coronary heart disease to call for an emergency ambulance if the chest pain is unresponsive to glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) and has been present for longer than ...

  19. Acute Myocardial Infarction

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    The response to glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) should not be used to make a diagnosis and symptoms should not be assessed differently in men and women or among different ethnic groups.

  20. Stable Angina

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    Presentation [ 3 ] If chest pain is present at the time of consultation - give some sublingual glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) and, if the pain doesn't resolve within a few minutes, treat a...