IV nitroglycerine alternatives

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Background

  • Suggestions for substitution during the IV shortage

Nitroglycerine Bioavailability

  • Oral [1]: <1%
  • Sublingual [1]: 38% (15-40%)
  • Topical [1]: 72%

Half-life[2]: 0.05 h

Suggested Substitutions[3]

See Also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 http://sepia.unil.ch/pharmacology/index.php?id=51
  2. http://sepia.unil.ch/pharmacology/index.php?id=60
  3. http://www.medpagetoday.com/EmergencyMedicine/EmergencyMedicine/45056

Authors

Neil Young