Nitrates for Coronary Artery Disease
Why It Is Used
Nitrates are used to:
- Relieve angina.
- Prevent angina, when used before stressful activities that can cause angina (such as sexual intercourse or walking up stairs or a hill).
- Prevent angina that occurs during daily activities (long-term use).
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Rakesh K. Pai, MD, FACC - Cardiology, Electrophysiology
Reference Robert A. Kloner, MD, PhD - Cardiology