Which medications in the drug class Vasodilators are used in the treatment of Lateral Epicondylitis?

Updated: Oct 30, 2018
  • Author: Bryant James Walrod, MD; Chief Editor: Craig C Young, MD  more...
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Vasodilators

Vasodilators may stimulate collagen synthesis and improve healing. These agents may also effectively treat pain.

Nitroglycerin transdermal (Nitro-Dur)

Causes relaxation of vascular smooth muscle by stimulating intracellular cyclic guanosine monophosphate production.

The dosages available include 0.1mg/h, 0.2mg/h, 0.3mg/h, 0.4mg/h, 0.6mg/h, 0.8mg/h per patch


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