Weekly First-aid Topic: Aspirin, nitroglycerin and Quick Acting Heart Reliever, which one should be used for first aid?
From:Beijing Municipal Commission of Health and Family Planning


Aspirin, nitroglycerin and Quick Acting Heart Reliever are three common drugs. Which one should be used for first aid? What kind of situation are they used in?

Aspirin is mainly used for prevention and treatment. It is most suitable for those who have already experienced cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases and who are most likely to develop cardiovascular and cerebrovascular diseases. For acute myocardial infarction, aspirin has a slow onset of action, which is at least several hours.

Quick Acting Heart Reliever is an emergency medicine for the treatment of coronary heart disease and angina pectoris. It has been used clinically for more than 20 years. It has the triple effects of prevention, treatment and first aid. It is mainly used in emergencies and it is necessary for people at high risk of coronary heart disease. When suffering chest tightness, precordial discomfort, left shoulder acidosis, and other aura symptoms, you should quickly take the Quick Acting Heart Reliever and must not wait for typical angina pectoris occurring and then take it. Generally speaking, it will take effect a few minutes after taking. if the symptoms were not eased after taking the medicine twice, the patient must be promptly sent to the hospital.

Nitroglycerin tablets are a kind of medicine for patients with coronary heart disease. It can quickly relieve angina and can be used for emergency treatment. If the condition cannot be relieved after 3 times of taking, do not continue to take nitroglycerin tablets. Please call 120 in time.