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Nitropress

Active Ingredient(s): Nitroprusside
FDA Approved: September 8, 1981
Pharm Company: ABBOTT
Category: Heart (Cardiac)

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Nitropress Overview

Sodium nitroprusside is an inorganic compound with the formula Na2[Fe(CN)5NO], usually encountered as the dihydrate, Na2[Fe(CN)5NO]·2H2O.[2] This red-colored sodium salt dissolves in water ethanol to give solutions containing the free complex dianion [Fe(CN)5NO]2−. This compound is used as a drug. In this role it is abbreviated SNP, and it has tradenames like Nitropress. It acts as a drug by releasing nitric oxide; it belongs to the class of NO-releasing drugs as a result. This dru...

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Details May Include Instructions, Side Effects, Interactions, Etc. Drug monograph is from Wikipedia. All text is available under the terms of the GFDL (GNU Free Documentation License). Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sodium_nitroprusside

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nitroprusside
  • Injection: 25mg/ml, 50mg, 50mg/vial
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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