Diazoxide OverviewDiazoxide (brand name Proglycem) is a potassium channel activator, which causes local relaxation in smooth muscle by increasing membrane permeability to potassium ions. This switches off voltage-gated calcium ion channels, preventing calcium flux across the sarcolemma and activation of the contractile apparatus. It is available as an oral agent typically used to treat insulinomas, but can also be used in refractory cases of sulfonylurea toxicity.  In the ...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Capsule: 100mg, 50mg
- Injection: 15mg/ml
- Suspension: 50mg/ml