IV nitroglycerin shortage concerning, but manageable

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 10:00:00 AM

Formulary Journal (a Modern Medicine publication): Although every drug shortage is a concern to healthcare professionals, the shortage of IV nitroglycerin that the New York Times first reported on, is especially concerning: Unlike with the IV saline shortage, in dealing with refractive chest pain and hypertensive crisis in the emergency room, there is no substitute or direct alternative for IV nitroglycerin.

read more