Nitroglycerin, also known as nitroglycerine, trinitroglycerin, and glyceryl trinitrate, is a chemical compound, a heavy, colorless, poisonous, oily, explosive liquid obtained by nitrating glycerol. It is used in the manufacture of explosives, specifically dynamite, and as such is employed in the construction and demolition industries. It is also used medically as a vasodilator to treat heart conditions. It is colored yellow when it is decomposing due to acidic pH.


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What You Need To Know About Nitroglycerin Ointment
... Common brand names: Nitro-Bid Ointment, Nitrol Why is nitroglycerin ointment prescribed? Nitroglycerin ointment is absorbed through the skin into the bloodstream. It affects the supply of blood and ox...
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What You Need To Know About Nitroglycerin Skin Patches
... Common brand names: Deponit, Nitrodisc, Nitro-Dur, Nitroglycerin Transdermal, Transderm-Nitro, Minitran, and others Why is nitroglycerin prescribed? Nitroglycerin increases the supply of blood and oxy...
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