Nitroderm TTS 5 Patch Description:
Nitroderm TTS 5 Patch is a nitrate.It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.
Nitroderm TTS 5 Patch is used in the treatment of chest pain (Angina).
Headache, Dizziness, Flushing of face, Increased heart rate, Orthostatic hypotension (sudden lowering of blood pressure on standing).
Use this medicine in dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Check the label before use. Make sure the skin is clean and dry. Remove the protective liner of the patch. Do not touch the sticky side. With sticky side down, place the patch evenly onto the skin.
What is Nitroderm tts?
Nitroderm tts belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators.
What does Nitroderm tts treat?
Nitroderm tts is used to prevent or stop angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart) and stop spasms in the blood vessels of the heart.
Is Nitroderm tts a vasodilator?
Nitroderm tts belongs to a group of medicines called nitrate vasodilators. It works by relaxing the blood vessels of the heart, reducing the strain on the heart and making it easier to pump blood.
How does Nitroderm tts cause vasodilation?
Vasodilation with Nitroderm tts is achieved by the release of nitric oxide which causes the dilatation (widening) of the blood vessels by relaxing the smooth muscles of the blood vessels.
How is Nitroderm tts is taken?
Nitroderm tts is taken in the form of sublingual tablets, sprays, and transdermal patches for the treatment of angina pectoris (chest pain due to blockage of blood vessels of the heart).