nitroprusside


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ni·tro·prus·side

(nī'trō-prŭs'īd),
The anion [Fe(CN)5NO]=; as in sodium nitroprusside; used as a vasodilator by the intravenous route.

nitroprusside

/ni·tro·prus·side/ (-prus´īd) the anion [Fe(CN5)NO]2−; see sodium nitroprusside.

ni·tro·prus·side

(nī'trō-prŭs'īd)
Agent used as an intravenous vasodilator.

nitroprusside

A drug used in the emergency treatment of high blood pressure (HYPERTENSION). Given by controlled infusion into a vein it is the most effective known means of reducing dangerously high pressure. It must, however, be used with great care and its effects closely monitored.

Nitroprusside

A compound that is used in laboratory tests to identify large amounts of cystine in urine samples.
Mentioned in: Cystinuria

nitroprusside

sodium nitroferricyanide, a vasodilator used in the treatment of heart failure in dogs, and used as a reagent in Rothera's test for ketone bodies.

cyanide nitroprusside reaction
detects sulfhydryl group compounds and is used to test urine in screening tests for the metabolic diseases, cystinuria and homocystinuria.
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The nitric oxide scavenging activity of icetexanes was determined based on the inhibition of nitric oxide radical generation from sodium nitroprusside in buffer saline and measured by Griess reagent.
The patients was internalized in the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit and sodium nitroprusside infusion was started for hypertension.
I use the suggested therapeutic range of thiocyanate for nitroprusside to help me monitor appropriate doses of amygdalin.
Severe hypertension can be treated with labetalol, phentolamine, nitroprusside, or similar agents.
In this preclinical study, Cardioxyl and QTest Labs researchers compared the hemodynamic profile of CXL-1020 with the vasodilator, sodium nitroprusside (SNP).
Salicylate, hypochlorite, and sodium nitroprusside were used as the indicator.
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By this method, the ammonium reacts with salicylate in the presence of hypochlorite (oxidant) and nitroprusside (catalyst) to form an emerald green colour measured calorimetrically on an auto-analyzer Technicon AAII (Californie, USA) at 660 nm.
Ammonia then reacts with sodium hypochlorite and phenol in an alkaline solution (with sodium nitroprusside as the catalyst) to form an intensely blue indophenol compound.
Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) and diethylenetriamine NONOate (DETA-NO) served as NO donor molecules.