Active ingredients: glyceryl trinitrate
What it is used for
Glyceryl Trinitrate Concentrate Injection is indicated for: Control of blood pressure in perioperative hypertension associated with surgical procedures, especially cardiovascular procedures, such as the hypertension seen during intratracheal intubation, anaesthesia, skin incision, sternotomy, cardiac bypass and in the immediate post-surgical period. Congestive heart failure associated with acute myocardial infarction. Treatment of angina pectoris in patients who have not responded to recommended doses of organic nitrates and/or a beta blocker. Production of controlled hypotension during neurosurgical and orthopaedic surgical procedures.
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Intravenous. This medicine or fluids is given through a needle or tube (catheter) inserted into a vein.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Protect from Light
- Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.
You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
Clear colourless solution
Do I need a prescription?
These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
- 5x50mg/10mL pack
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is
- 5x50mg/10mL(E) pack
Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?
For the active ingredient glyceryl trinitrate
You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.
For side effects, taking other medicines and more
Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website
Reporting side effects
You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.
You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems