tablet or capsules: Take this medicine exactly as advised by your doctor. This medicine can be taken with or without food. Do not take Glyceryl trinitrate in a higher dosage than prescribed. Do not stop taking medicine abruptly as it can cause withdrawal symptoms. Consult your doctor if you experience side effects.
Capsule SR, Capsule TR, Capsule XL, Tablet SR, Tablet CR: This medicine can be taken with or without food, as instructed by your doctor. It is advisable to take plenty of water with it to avoid gastric problems. Do not crush or chew the tablet or capsule as it can reduce its effectiveness. Do not stop this medicine without consulting with a doctor as it can cause withdrawal symptoms. Complete the whole treatment for maximum benefits.
Injection: Injection is normally administered by qualified healthcare professionals in a clinic or hospital. You might feel some pain at the site of injection that usually lasts for a short while. You will be closely monitored for at least 30 minutes after administration of injection for any signs of allergic reactions like redness, swelling, breathing difficulties etc.
Ointment: This medicine can be used as a rectal ointment. Take a small amount of ointment carefully apply the ointment around the inner sides as prescribed by your doctor.
Patch: Wash your hands before and after using a transdermal patch. Put the patch on clean, dry, healthy skin preferably over skin with no hair. Do not put your patch on wet skin. Change the patch at regular intervals. If your patch falls off, stick a new one on the new site.
Spray: Use the spray 5-10 minutes before any activity or as prescribed by your doctor. Always sit down before spraying the medicine. Make sure the pump is working effectively to deliver the required dose. Spray the medicine on or below your tongue and then let it sit for 5-10 minutes. Avoid swallowing and rinsing your mouth during this time as it can wash away the medicine. Your doctor will guide you on how exactly the spray is to be used.