What is Gonitro?
- What should I tell my doctor?
- How should I use this drug?
- What if I miss a dose?
- Where should I store this drug?
What should I tell my doctor?TOP
How should I use this drug?TOP
This medicine is only for use in the mouth. Follow the directions on the prescription label. Hold the packet upright with the notch and red arrow line at the top of the packet. Tap the bottom of the packet so the powder settles at the bottom. Hold the packet at the notch and hold as close to your mouth as possible. Tear along the red arrow line. Lift up your tongue. Pour all of the powder in the packet under your tongue. Close your mouth tight right away and breathe normally through your nose. Allow the powder to dissolve before you swallow. Do not rinse your mouth or spit for 5 minutes after taking this medicine. You can repeat with 1 packet every 5 minutes for up to 3 packets. If you do not feel better after 3 packets, call 911 immediately. Do not take your medicine more often than directed.
If you take this medicine often to relieve symptoms of angina, your doctor or health care professional may provide you with different instructions to manage your symptoms. If symptoms do not go away after following these instructions, call 911 immediately. Do not take more than 3 packets over 15 minutes.
Talk to your pediatrician regarding the use of this medicine in children. Special care may be needed.
What if I miss a dose?TOP
This does not apply; this medicine is not for regular use.
Where should I store this drug?TOP
Keep out of the reach of children.
Store between 5 and 40 degrees C (41 and 104 degrees F). Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date.