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Nitroglycerin, an organic nitrate, is a vasodilator which has effects on both arteries and veins. The chemical name for nitroglycerin is 1,2,3-propanetriol trinitrate (C3H5N3O9). The compound has a molecular weight of 227.09. The chemical structure is:
GONITRO is a powder containing nitroglycerin. Each packet of GONITRO delivers 400 mcg of nitroglycerin when administered under the tongue. The sublingual powder is formulated with the following inactive ingredients: anhydrous dibasic calcium phosphate, isomalt, medium-chain triglycerides, peppermint oil, and oleoyl polyoxylglycerides.
Last reviewed on RxList: 6/22/2016
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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