Select the side effects associated with nitroglycerin.
Irregular heartbeat and tachycardia.
Orthostatic hypertension and sedation.
Acute angina attacks and flushing of the face.
Headache and dizziness.
Hydralazine is used in __________________.
The treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure.
The treatment of night leg cramps and frostbite.
The treatment of atherosclerosis.
The prophylactic treatment of angina pectoris.
8. Which of the following best describes the concept of "nitrate-free" interval
associated with the use of nitrates?
Nitrates prescribed day on/day off, to reduce side effects.
b. Nitrates prescribed 8-12 hours per day, followed by a 12-16 hours drug
free interval to decrease tolerance and side effects.
Nitrates prescribed every 6-8 hours and instructed to skip every other
Nitrates prescribed week on/week off, to reduce tolerance and side