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Brand name: Anginine

Anginine is a medicine containing the active ingredient(s) glyceryl trinitrate. On this page you will find out more about Anginine, 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:
Anginine 600 microgram sublingual tablet, 100

Consumer Medicine Information leaflet:

This leaflet may also be found inside the medicine package. It contains information on side effects, age restrictions and other useful data.

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What this medicine is for

Treatment of acute angina pectoris. As well as relieving the pain of an acute attack, it may be used prophylactically before physical exertion or mental stress which would be expected to produce an anginal attack.

Table of characteristics
Table of characteristics
Active ingredient
Visual appearance Small, round white tablets, with break line on one side and plain on the other side
Dosage Form Tablet, uncoated
Route of administration Sublingual
Medicine schedule
100 tablets: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)
30 tablets: Pharmacist Only Medicine (Over the counter)

There is one type of pack available.

Pack type 1
Pack type 1
Type Bottle
Storage temperature Store below 25 degrees Celsius
Storage conditions Protect from Light
Life time 2 Years
This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on 1 October 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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Is this medication banned in sport?

Check if you can use your medicine whilst playing sport. Search the Australian Sports Anti-Doping Authority (ASADA) database that provides information about the prohibited status of specific medications and/or the active ingredient based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.

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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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