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How effective are nitrates for coronary artery disease management?

Donna Hill Howes, RN
Family Practitioner

Nitrates have been shown to increase exercise tolerance. In combination with beta blockers or calcium channel blockers, they can improve coronary blood flow and further reduce chest pain.

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