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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The effect of glyceryl trinitrate in the treatment of preterm labor is similar to the placebo without any serious complication.
Animal model of meningeal nociception: Glyceryl trinitrate (GNT) (10 mg/kg, Bioindustria L.
The problem can be made worse by the use of glyceryl trinitrate or GTN sprays for angina, with some patients unable to distinguish between angina and a heart attack.
The study, which he presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Gynecologic Investigation, randomized 158 women between 24 and 32 weeks' gestation and in preterm labor to either placebo (n = 81) or a transdermal nitroglycerin, or glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), patch (n = 77).
Abstract #112 - Hemodynamic effects of co-administration of avanafil and glyceryl trinitrate, by Nehra et.
The committe heard that while in charge of the hospital's intensive care unit in 1997, Carpouron administered glyceryl trinitrate (GTN), which treats angina, to a patient instead of heparin, a blood-thinning agent.
Patients were assigned, by use of computer-generated random numbers, to receive either placebo (n = 25) or transdermal glyceryl trinitrate (Nitroderm TTS; Ciba-Geigy) at a dose of 5 mg/16 h dally until delivery (n = 26).
Half a group of 80 randomly selected patients with chronic anal fissure was given glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) ointment to apply to the lower anal canal twice a day.