glyceryl trinitrate


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glyceryl trinitrate

n
(Elements & Compounds) another name for nitroglycerine
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Noun1.glyceryl trinitrate - a heavy yellow poisonous oily explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol; used in making explosives and medically as a vasodilator (trade names Nitrospan and Nitrostat)
blasting gelatin - mixture of guncotton with nitroglycerin
cordite - explosive powder (nitroglycerin and guncotton and petrolatum) dissolved in acetone and dried and extruded in brown cords
dynamite - an explosive containing nitrate sensitized with nitroglycerin absorbed on wood pulp
Nitrospan, Nitrostat - trade names for nitroglycerin used as a coronary vasodilator in the treatment of angina pectoris
vasodilative, vasodilator - a drug that causes dilation of blood vessels
nitrate - any compound containing the nitrate group (such as a salt or ester of nitric acid)
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Five-year prospective comparison study of topical glyceryl trinitrate treatment of chronic lateral epicondylosis at the elbow.
Keywords: Fissure in ano, Topical Diltiazem, Topical Glyceryl TriNitrate, Chemical sphincterotomy, Visual analogue score.
The effect of glyceryl trinitrate in the treatment of preterm labor is similar to the placebo without any serious complication.
KEY WORDS: Chemical sphincterotomy, Internal sphincterotomy, Pain relief, Topical glyceryl trinitrate.
He managed to walk in and within minutes was seen by a doctor who treated him with a glyceryl trinitrate spray, which can dilate the veins and arteries in the body and makes it easier for the heart to function.
The treatment modalities trialled up to that point had included activity modification, an eccentric exercise program, glyceryl trinitrate patches, steroid iontophoresis and prolotherapy without resolution of her problem.
She also received an intravenous bolus injection of Heparin, Aspirin 300mg, Clopidogrel 300mg and sublingual Glyceryl Trinitrate spray.
56) Modalities tested using randomized controlled trials include nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medication, eccentric exercise, glyceryl trinitrate patches, electrotherapy (microcurrent and microwave), sclerosing injections, and shock wave treatment.
Five studies compared glyceryl trinitrate with placebo, one study compared nitroglycerin with local injection of a steroid-anesthetic solution, and one study evaluated topical nitroglycerin and tendon rehabilitation, compared with tendon rehabilitation alone.