Nitrocontin 2.6mg Bottle Of 25 Tablets

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Nitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate(2.6 Mg)
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Medical Description

Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet is used to prevent chest pain caused due to angina pectoris, spasms in the blood vessels of the heart mainly due to blockages in the heart vessels. It contains glyceryl trinitra...
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Uses of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG

Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet is used to prevent chest pain (angina pectoris) mainly due to heart blockage.

Contraindications of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG

  • If you are allergic to glyceryl trinitrate, nitroglycerin or any of the components present in the tablet.
  • If you are suffering from anaemia.
  • If you recently had head trauma or brain haemorrhage resulting in increase pressure within the brain.
  • If you have increased pressure in the eye (Glaucoma).
  • If you are taking sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil that are used for the treatment of erection problems.
  • If you are suffering from any heart disease.

Side effects of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Dizziness
  • Drowsiness
  • Increased heart rate
  • Vertigo

Precautions and Warnings of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG



Can I take Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effect of Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet during pregnancy. You should not take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor after assessing the need and benefit. Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or planning a pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet while breastfeeding?
There is limited information about the effect of Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet on breastfed babies and breast milk. You should not take this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor after assessing the need and benefit. Talk to your doctor if you are a nursing mother.


Can I drive if I have consumed Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet?
Avoid driving while you are on this medicine as you may experience dizziness while driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet?
You are advised not to drink alcohol while you are on this tablet as you may experience severe side effects such as dizziness, headache, drowsiness, etc.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver, heart or kidney problems.
  • You have a low body temperature (hypothermia).
  • You have poor nutrition due to an unbalanced diet or digestion problems (malnutrition).
  • You are suffering from abnormally low levels of oxygen in the blood.
  • You have or had any condition affecting the blood supply to the brain.
  • You are suffering from very low blood pressure, low blood volume or conditions that lower blood volume in the heart or any other heart disorder.

Mode of Action of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG

How Does It Work?

Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet is a vasodilator medicine. It is a nitrate, that acts by releasing the nitric oxide, relaxing the blood vessels. Thus, reducing the oxygen demand of the heart thereby preventing...
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Directions for Use of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG

Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet should be consumed as advised by your doctor. You should swallow it as a whole with a glass of water. You can take this medicine with or without food, but preferably at the same...
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Interactions of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet works or Nitrocontin 2.6 itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, erection problems, other vasodilators, pain killers, immunomodulat...
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Storage and disposal of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG

  • Store this medicine below 30°C in a dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Nitrocontin 2.6 MG


Symptoms of an overdose of Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet may be decreased blood pressure, reduced blood flow to the heart, headache, confusion, nausea, vomiting, increased pressure within the brain, etc. If ...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dose schedule. Do not take a double ...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can I stop using Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet if I feel better after taking this medicine?

A: No, you should never stop taking Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet. Abrupt stopping of this medicine may result in angina attack (sudden chest pain) and other conditions resulting in heart attack and difficulty in breathing. Your doctor will gradually reduce the dose of the medicine before stopping the medicine completely. Talk to your doctor for more advice.

Q: Is Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet taken sublingually?

  • No, you should not place this medicine under the tongue or hold it on the mouth until dissolved. You should swallow the tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew the medicine.

Q: Is Nitrocontin tablet a blood thinner?

A: No, Nitrocontin 2.6 tablet is not a blood thinner. It is a vasodilator medicine that acts by dilating the blood vessels.


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ContainsNitroglycerin / Glyceryl Trinitrate(2.6 Mg)
UsesPrevent chest pain
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, drowsiness, low blood pressure, increase in heart rate
Last Updated on: 23 Sep 2021 | 06:10 PM (IST)
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