Hyperstat

Active Ingredient(s): Diazoxide
FDA Approved: * January 22, 1973
Pharm Company: * SCHERING
Category: Blood Pressure

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".



Hyperstat Overview

Diazoxide (INN; brand name Proglycem[1]) 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. In the United States, this agent is only available in the oral form and is typically given in hospital settings.[2] Contents 1 Medical uses...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Diazoxide
  • Capsule: 100mg, 50mg
  • Injection: 15mg/ml
  • Suspension: 50mg/ml
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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