Nitric Oxide (By breathing)
Treats breathing problems in newborn babies.
Stimulant, Respiratory (About this – PubMed Health)
Uses of This Medicine
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.
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How To Use
A nurse or other health professional will give your baby this medicine in a hospital. This medicine is inhaled into the lungs through the mouth or nose.
This medicine is sometimes given through a face mask. It also may be given inside a plastic tent that is placed over the baby. The medicine is put into the air of the tent for breathing.
This medicine may need to be given for up to 14 days.
Drugs and Foods to Avoid
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
Some foods and medicines can affect how nitric oxide works. Tell your child’s doctor if your child is using any of the following:Nitroglycerin Prilocaine Sodium nitroprusside
When Not To Use
Your child’s doctor will determine if this medicine should not be used for any reason.
Do not stop using this medicine suddenly. Your doctor will need to slowly decrease your dose before you stop it completely.
Your doctor will do lab tests at regular visits to check on the effects of this medicine. Keep all appointments.
Possible side effects
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Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
Chest pain, trouble breathing, or fast, noisy breathing,
Lightheadedness, dizziness, or fainting
If you notice other side effects that you think are caused by this medicine, tell your doctor.
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
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