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Brand name: Glyceryl Trinitrate (DBL) TM

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.

Visual appearance

Clear colourless solution

Food interactions

For the active ingredient glyceryl trinitrate

  • Avoid alcohol.
  • Dissolve under the tongue.
  • Take on empty stomach: 1 hour before or 2 hours after meals.

Do I need a prescription?

These medicine packs are available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

  • 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 Not Scheduled.

  • 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.

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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

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