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Examples includeGlyceryl trinitrate, isosorbide mononitrate
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Most nitrates are __Prodrugs
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Decomposing to form __Nitric oxide
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Thereby increasing the levels of __Cyclic guanosine monophosphate (cGMP)
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__ of the systemic veins decreases preloadDilatation
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And thus the __ demand of the heartOxygen
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While dilatation of the __ increases blood flow & oxygen delivery to the myocardiumCoronary arteries
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IndicationsProphylaxis & treatment of angina, left ventricular failure
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ContraindicationsHypotension & hypovolaemia
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Adverse effectsPostural hypotension, tachcardia, headache, flushing, dizziness
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Which activates __Guanylyl cyclase
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__ is activatedProtein kinase G
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And contractile proteins are __Phosphorylated
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To avoid nitrate tolerance, a drug-free period of approximately __ is needed8 hours
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Created Dec 10, 2014ReportNominate
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