nitroprusside(redirected from cyanide nitroprusside reaction)
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The anion [Fe(CN)5NO]=; as in sodium nitroprusside; used as a vasodilator by the intravenous route.
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Agent used as an intravenous vasodilator.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
nitroprussideA 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.
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A compound that is used in laboratory tests to identify large amounts of cystine in urine samples.
Mentioned in: Cystinuria
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