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Transdermal Administration of Nitrates

  • Adam Schneeweiss
  • Marija Weiss

Abstract

Nitrates are given transdermally to avoid first-pass hepatic metabolism and to achieve constantly high plasma concentrations. The most widely used method is transdermal nitroglycerin patches (discs). Nitroglycerin and ISDN ointments are also available.

Keywords

Pulmonary Capillary Wedge Pressure Chronic Congestive Heart Failure Sublingual Nitroglycerin Silent Ischemia Intermittent Therapy 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Adam Schneeweiss
    • 1
  • Marija Weiss
    • 2
  1. 1.Tel AvivIsrael
  2. 2.Köln 71Germany

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