How to Use Nitrolingual Pumpspray

Nitrolingual Pumpspray is designed with ease of use in mind. A simple push of the grooved button provides consistent dosing with each spray onto or under the tongue. One spray of Nitrolingual Pumpspray onto or under the tongue provides you with a dose of 0.4 mg of nitroglycerin.

Ready. Aim. Spray.

Ready. Aim. Spray.

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 spray is necessary.


  • Hold the bottle upright and remove plastic cover
  • Place your forefinger on top of the grooved button


  • Hold the bottle close to your mouth
  • Open your mouth and bring the bottle as close to it as possible


  • Press the button firmly with your forefinger to release the nitroglycerin lingual spray onto or under the tongue
  • Release the button and close your mouth
  • Avoid swallowing immediately after you have sprayed
  • Be sure not to cough or spit out the medicine or rinse out your mouth for 5 to 10 minutes after you have used the spray
  • If you need a second administration of Nitrolingual Pumpspray to get angina relief, repeat this step
  • Replace the plastic cover

What To Do If Chest Pain Continues

  • No more than three metered sprays are recommended within a 15-minute period
  • If your chest pain persists, prompt medical attention is recommended
  • Call 911

Nitrolingual Pumpspray contains 0.4 mg per spray, and comes in two sizes: a 60 metered and a 200 metered spray bottle.
Remember: It is recommended to use Nitrolingual Pumpspray when in a seated position and to read the instructions for priming before you use the Pumpspray.

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.