Nitroprusside

Category: Blood Pressure



Nitroprusside Overview

Sodium nitroprusside (SNP), sold under the brand name Nitropress among others, is a medication used to lower blood pressure.[1] This may be done if the blood pressure is very high and resulting in symptoms, in certain types of heart failure, and during surgery to decrease bleeding.[1] It is used by continuous injection into a vein.[1] Onset is typically immediate and effects last for up to ten minutes.[1] It does not cause a refl...

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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

Nitroprusside
  • Injection: 25mg/ml, 50mg, 50mg/100ml, 50mg/vial
  • Solution: 10mg/50ml (0.2mg/ml), 20mg/100ml (0.2mg/ml), 50mg/100ml (0.5mg/ml)
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

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