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When is the best time to take Nitrocontin tablets?

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Posted on Thu, 21 May 2015
Question: Hi, should nitrocontin 2.6 be taken before breakfast or after? Doctor has suggested one in the morning and one in the afternoon. Afternoon one is for 3 pm. The confusion is with morning one. Writing is not clear so not sure .. that is 7am or 9am. please suggest when medicine should be taken in the morning and before or after breakfast?
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Answered by Dr. Vivek Chail (15 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Nitrocontin 2.6 mg tablets should be taken before breakfast in morning

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
Thanks for writing in to us.

I have read through your query in detail.
Please find my observations below.

1. Nitrocontin 2.6 mg (nitroglycerin) tablets should be taken empty stomach.

2. Please give him the medicine at 7 am before taking breakfast.

Please feel free to correct any oversight in my interpretation of your problems and discuss them in detail as per your requirements.

Hope your query is answered.
Do write back if you have any doubts.

Regards,
Dr.Vivek
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Follow up: Dr. Vivek Chail (12 minutes later)
so the afternoon dose (3 pm) should be taken after lunch but after few hours from lunch? approx after how many hours ?
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Answered by Dr. Vivek Chail (3 minutes later)
Brief Answer:
Please give lunch at 12 pm and medicine at 3 pm

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX XXXXXXX
Thanks for writing in to us.

I have read through your query in detail.
Please find my observations below.

1. This medicine is best taken when the stomach is empty so you can give your father lunch at 12 pm and then this might be taken at 3 pm.

2. In 2 to 3 hours the stomach will get empty and the medicine will work well

Hope your query is answered.
Do write back if you have any doubts.

Regards,
Dr.Vivek
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Chakravarthy Mazumdar
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Brief Answer: Nitrocontin 2.6 mg tablets should be taken before breakfast in morning Detailed Answer: Hi XXXXXXX XXXXXXX Thanks for writing in to us. I have read through your query in detail. Please find my observations below. 1. Nitrocontin 2.6 mg (nitroglycerin) tablets should be taken empty stomach. 2. Please give him the medicine at 7 am before taking breakfast. Please feel free to correct any oversight in my interpretation of your problems and discuss them in detail as per your requirements. Hope your query is answered. Do write back if you have any doubts. Regards, Dr.Vivek