Yeast and fungal infections
Leukopenia and thrombocytopenia
Ototoxicity and nephrotoxicity
Alopecia and epistaxis
Headaches are the most common side effect.
If more than 2 tablets (sublingual), within 30 minutes, is required to control pain, medical attention is needed.
Nitroglycerin is contraindicated for clients taking medications for erectile dysfunction.
A lack of burning sensation should not be reled on to indicate potency because not all sublingual nitroglycerin preparations cause a burning sensation.
Increased appetite with subsequent weight gain
Increased serum cholesterol
Red blood cell count
Prevent the feeling of fullness from meals
Block secretions of gastric acid
Prevent rupture of a hiatal hernia
Obtain the client's pulse rate and cardiac rhythm
Instruct the patient to expect pain relief in the next 15 minutes
Cleanse the skin where the ointment will be placed with alcohol
Remove the ointment previously applied
Ethacrynic acid (Edecrin)