Nitrospan Tablet is used to prevent chest pain caused by angina pectoris, spasms in the blood vessels of the heart mainly due to blockages in the heart vessels. It contains glyceryl trinitrate or nitroglycerin as its active component. It acts as a vasodilator that helps in dilating and relaxing the blood vessels of the heart, thus reducing the pressure on the heart by making it easier to pump blood. You should take this medicine as advised by your doctor. You should never stop taking this medicine without consulting your doctor, as it may increase the risk of heart-related complications. Inform your doctor about all the known medical conditions and medication history....
Q: Can I stop using Nitrospan Tablet if I feel better after taking this medicine?
A: No, you should never stop taking Nitrospan 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 Nitrospan Tablet taken sublingually?
A: No, you should not place this medicine under the tongue or hold it on the mouth until it dissolves. You should swallow the Tablet with a glass of water. Do not chew the medicine.
Q: What is the use of Nitrospan?
A: Nitrospan Tablet is used for the treatment of chest pain (angina pectoris) mainly due to heart blockage.