Frequently Asked Questions

Where is the best place to spray Nitrolingual Pumpspray?

It should be sprayed onto or under the tongue. Nitrolingual Pumpspray should not be inhaled.

How many sprays can I use when I am having an angina attack?

At the onset of an angina attack, spray one or two metered sprays onto or under the tongue. No more than three metered sprays are recommended within a 15-minute period. If pain persists, seek prompt medical attention.

What is the ideal position for taking Nitrolingual Pumpspray?

It is recommended that you use Nitrolingual Pumpspray for angina treatment while sitting.

Is it normal to have a drop of nitroglycerin lingual spray left on the nozzle after spraying?

Yes. The measuring chamber is designed to give you the proper dose, even though you may notice a drop of liquid left on the nozzle.

How often do I need to prime my Nitrolingual Pumpspray?

Before using Nitrolingual Pumpspray for the first time, the pump must be sprayed 5 times into the air (this is known as priming). The pump should be primed every 6 weeks to remain ready for use. If the product has not been used for 6 weeks, a prime of 1 lingual spray is necessary.

Why shouldn't Nitrolingual Pumpspray be shaken?

Nitrolingual Pumpspray does not need to be shaken before use. Shaking the bottle may displace the liquid in the tube.

What happens if the bottle breaks?

The Nitrolingual Pumpspray bottle is coated in plastic for protection. In the chance that it does break, please contact your pharmacist.

May I use Nitrolingual Pumpspray to help prevent an angina attack?

Nitrolingual Pumpspray may be used 5-10 minutes prior to engaging in activities that might provoke an acute angina attack. Be sure to always have a bottle on hand and in a convenient location. Follow your healthcare professional's recommendations regarding activities and exercise.

Please see the full Prescribing Information for Nitrolingual Pumpspray for further details and product warnings.

Indications and Usage:

Nitrolingual Pumpspray is indicated for acute relief of an attack or prophylaxis of angina pectoris due to coronary artery disease.

Ask your healthcare professional if Nitrolingual Pumpspray is right for you.