Nitrates for Heart Attack and Unstable Angina
How Well It Works
During a heart attack, nitroglycerin may help blood to flow through the coronary arteries to the heart.
For angina, nitrates can quickly relieve the symptoms such as pain or discomfort.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: May 14, 2012|
|Medical Review:||Reference Kathleen Romito, MD - Family Medicine
Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Stephen Fort, MD, MRCP, FRCPC - Interventional Cardiology