How do you give Tridil?

How do you give Tridil?

Tridil Usage One tablet should be dissolved under the tongue or in the oral cavity at the first sign of chest pain. The dose may be repeated approximately every 5 minutes, until the chest pain is relieved.

How do you mix Nitrocine?

To obtain an admixture of GTN at a concentration of 100 mcg/ml, add 50 ml Nitrocine solution (containing 50 mg glyceryl trinitrate) to 450 ml of infusion vehicle to give a final volume of 500 ml. A dosage of 100 mcg/min. can be obtained by giving 60 ml of the admixture per hour.

What is the minimum blood pressure for the administration of nitroglycerin?

To minimize the risks of nitrates following acute MI, nitroglycerin should not be administered to patients with systolic blood pressure less than 90 mmHg or a change of 30 mmHg or more below baseline, severe bradycardia (less than 50 beats per minute), tachycardia, or suspected right ventricular infarction.

Is Nitroglycerin given IV?

Nitroglycerin (Intravenous Route)

Can nitroglycerin be given IV?

Initially, 0.25 to 0.5 mcg/kg/minute continuous IV infusion. Titrate by 1 mcg/kg/minute IV every 15 to 20 minutes as tolerated. The usual dosage range is 1 to 5 mcg/kg/minute.

How do you dilute glyceryl trinitrate?

Glyceryl Trinitrate need not be diluted before use but can be diluted by 1:10 up to 1:40 with 5 % glucose solution, 5 % glucose solution and 0.9 % sodium chloride solution, or with 0.9 % sodium chloride solution. The solution, whether or not diluted, should be infused slowly and not given by bolus injection.

How long does nitroglycerin last in your system?

Nitroglycerin acts in the body for an extremely short period (the half-life is 1 to 4 minutes), although it is metabolized to longer-lived active metabolites.

Is nitroglycerin bad for kidneys?

Conclusion: The incidence of renal injury was not different between nesiritide- and nitroglycerin-treated patients with acute heart failure; however, nitroglycerin was associated with a decline in glomerular filtration rate and increase in blood urea nitrogen despite higher baseline and on treatment blood pressures.

Why is nitroglycerin given IV?

Nitroglycerin injection is used to treat hypertension (high blood pressure) during surgery or to control congestive heart failure in patients who have had a heart attack. It may also be used to produce hypotension (low blood pressure) during surgery.