Drug dosages

Glyceryl trinitrate

0.3mg sublingually, 0.4-0.8mg by buccal spray, 2-40mg/h by IV infusion.

Isosorbide dinitrate

10-20mg tds orally, 2-40mg/h by IV infusion.

Nifedipine

5-20mg PO. The capsule fluid can be aspirated then injected down nasogastric tube or given sublingually.

Propranolol

Given either orally at doses of 10-100mg tds or IV as slow boluses of 1mg repeated at 2min intervals to a maximum of 5mg until effect is seen. This can be repeated every 2-4h as necessary.

Nicorandil

10-20mg PO bd.

Clopidogrel

75mg PO od.

Aspirin

75-150mg PO od.

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