venodilator

venodilator

an agent acting to increase the caliber of veins. See also vasodilator.
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Morphine - venodilator that reduces ventricular preload and oxygen requirements.
Treatment initiated to control oedema with 100% oxygen, positive pressure ventilation with PEEP and use of furosemide, nitro-glycerine (Used as venodilator and not as an antihypertensive).
Beta blockers, ACE inhibitors, diuretics, positive inotropes, arterial dilators or venodilators, oxygen therapy, and IV fluids.
Pathology: The fact that pulmonary oedema due to malaria responds poorly to diuretics, venodilators, and oxygen (39) and the recent haemodynamic, clinical and pathological evidence (40-42) suggests that this is a non-cardiogenic form of pulmonary oedema.