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.

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
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With our two drugs, isoproterenol and sodium nitroprusside, back in 2011, there were huge price hikes.
For priming, the seeds were placed in transparent plastic boxes (11x11x3.5 cm) containing two sheets of germbox paper embedded in 15 mL of 0, 50, 100 or 250 [micro]mol.[L.sup.-1] sodium nitroprusside solution (SNP), a NO releaser, for 6 hours.
Sodium nitroprusside (SNP) caused a positive inotropic effect in the cat papillary muscle while causing a decrease in the contraction of the guinea pig heart myocytes.
- The United States Food and Drug Administration has approved Canadian cardiovascular pharmaceutical company Medicure Inc.'s (TSX Venture: MPH) (OTC: MCUJF) Abbreviated New Drug Application for Sodium Nitroprusside Injection 50 mg/2 mL (25 mg/mL) single dose vial, a generic intravenous cardiovascular drug product, the company said.
Pharmaceutical company Medicure Inc (TSXV:MPH) (OTC:MCUJF) reported on Monday the receipt of approval from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Abbreviated New Drug Application (ANDA) for the cardiovascular drug Sodium Nitroprusside Injection in 50 mg/2 ml (25 mg/ml) single dose vial (SNP).
The availability of the Lucidplus[TM] and the diminished usage of urine-based (nitroprusside) ketone tests will further spur the acceptance of beta-hydroxybutyrate testing as the preferred method for monitoring patients with diabetic ketoacidosis, (DKA).
Following the baseline BP and HR recordings, baroreflex sensitivity was evaluated by administration of phenylephrine (5 [micro]g[kg.sup.-1], i.v.) and sodium nitroprusside (30 [micro]g[kg.sup.-1], i.v.) by intravenous bolus injections to induce either an increase or decrease in BP, respectively, and subsequent bradycardic or tachycardic responses.
To clarify the role of endothelial dysfunction (ED) in the formation of intraosseous microcirculation disorders, functional vascular tests were performed: one-time intravenous injection of solutions of acetylcholine and nitroprusside (at doses of 40 [micro]g/kg and 30 [micro]g/kg, respectively).
Dantrolene, nimodipine, phenylephrine (PHE), sodium nitroprusside (SNP), and NG-nitro-L-arginine (L-NAME) were obtained from Sigma Chemical Co.
To test this hypothesis, researchers pretreated rats with sodium nitroprusside (SNP), an NO donor, before injecting them with ketamine, which typically induces psychotic-like symptoms.
To demonstrate lipid peroxidation in mice liver, extract - sodium nitroprusside (5uM) or ferrous sulphate (10uM) was introduced to produce thiobarbituric acid reactive species (TBARS).