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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Glyceryl trinitrate patches (minitran) releasing 10mg of the active ingredient in 24 hours
Comparison of role of topical glyceryl trinitrate ointment versus lateral internal sphincterotomy for chronic anal fissure.
Franklin, "Effects of glyceryl trinitrate on functionally regressed newly developed collateral vessels in conscious dogs," Cardiovascular Research, vol.
Similarly, 0.2% glyceryl trinitrate has been successfully used to reduce both anal internal sphincter spasm and postoperative pain [14, 15, 33-36].
Conclusions: The symptomatic relief occurred at a slower pace in patients receiving topical 0.2% Glyceryl trinitrate ointment.
Five-year prospective comparison study of topical glyceryl trinitrate treatment of chronic lateral epicondylosis at the elbow.
Patients, who used Diltiazem reported more symptomatic relief than Glyceryl TriNitrate (p less than 0.01).
The results of several clinical trials have shown that the use of glyceryl trinitrate (GTN) patch is effective for inhibition of uterine contractions (5), pregnancy prolongation, improvement of neonatal outcome and increasing the corticosteroid intake (3, 6, 7) without any significant complications (5, 7, 8).
Conclusion: Topical glyceryl trinitrate is economical, has a good healing rate, and faecal incontinence has not been reported.
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.