What is the recommended dosage of nitrates when chest pain persists or recurs?

Updated: May 07, 2019
  • Author: A Maziar Zafari, MD, PhD, FACC, FAHA; Chief Editor: Eric H Yang, MD  more...
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When chest pain persists or recurs, IV nitrates are indicated, usually started at a dose of 5 to 10 µg/min and gradually increased until relief of chest pain is achieved.


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