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Brand name: Nitrolingual

Nitrolingual is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) glyceryl trinitrate. On this page you will find out more about Nitrolingual, including side effects, age restrictions, food interactions and whether the medicine is subsidised by the government on the pharmaceutical benefits scheme (PBS)

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Active ingredient in this medicine: glyceryl trinitrate

Information for medicine and pack size:
Nitrolingual 400 microgram/actuation oral spray, 200 actuations

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

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What this medicine is for

The treatment of acute angina pectoris. As well as relieving the pain of an acute attack Nitrolingual Pumpspray may be used prophylactically five to ten minutes prior to engaging in activities which may precipitate an acute attack.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Glass bottle coated with transparent red plastic, containing a clear, colourless to slightly yellow solution and fitted with a metering pump and overcap.
Dosage Form Spray, solution
Route of administration Sublingual
Medicine schedule
14.7 mL: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
4.5 mL: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Aerosol - Pump Actuated Metered Dose
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions No information available
Life time 0 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 November 2017

The PBS provides a list of government subsidised medicines available to be dispensed to patients. Further information can be found on the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme website.

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Angina

Angina can affect people in different ways and the symptoms may vary at different times. It usually lasts only a few minutes and can be relieved by rest and/or medicines.

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