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More Nitroglycerin

The nitroglycerin tablets taken to relieve angina pain (mentioned in the previous posting) were 2% nitroglycerin adsorbed on mannitol, a mildly sweet-tasting sugar alcohol powder commonly used as a base in medicinal tablets.  In this form, nitroglycerin is nonexplosive in … Continue reading

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