Nitro-Dur is a drug that is prescribed as a transdermal patch, which enables the administration of nitroglycerin across the skin and into the bloodstream. It belongs in the category of nitrates, a category that includes drugs for the prevention of angina pectoris, due to their ability to reduce the oxygen requirements of the myocardium as well as the contraction of blood vessels. This allows Nitro-Dur to offer almost immediate relief from symptoms such as chest discomfort or a burning sensation. Nitro-Dur is can be used for the effective treatment of both stable and unstable angina.
Drug Name: Nitro-dur
Generic name: Nitroglycerin