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Drug Interactions With Nitroglycerin Anal Ointment

Using nitroglycerin anal ointment in combination with certain other drugs, such as aspirin, beta blockers, or calcium channel blockers, could lead to interactions with this ointment. These can increase your risk of side effects, such as dangerously low blood pressure. In some cases, reactions can decrease the effectiveness of your medication. To help ensure your safety, you may require extra monitoring during treatment.

An Overview of Nitroglycerin Anal Ointment Interactions

Nitroglycerin anal ointment (Rectiv™) can potentially interact with several other medications. Some of these drugs include:
  • Ergot medications, such as:
    • Bromocriptine (Parlodel®)
    • Dihydroergotamine (Migranal®)
    • Ergonovine
    • Ergotamine (Cafergot®, Ergomar®)
    • Methylergonovine (Methergine®)
    • Pergolide (Permax®)
  • Phosphodiesterase type 5 inhibitors (PDE5 inhibitors), such as:


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