A 44-year-old member asked:
what is nipride (nitroprusside) drip?
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Dr. Mark Gabelman answered
40 years experience Cardiology
Nitroprusside: Nipride is nitroprusside a vasodilator (means open up blood vessels) which is used to lower blood pressure. It is given intravenously(through the veins) and is usually used in severe hypertensive(high blood pressure) situations. It needs to be closely monitored as it can at times lower blood pressure too much.
Answered on Jul 20, 2012
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