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what is nipride (nitroprusside) used for?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Nitroprusside/niprid: In the us, nipride (nitroprusside) is indicated for lowering blood pressure in cases of hypertensive crisis, for acute congestive heart failure, & for lowering blood pressure to decrease bleeding. In other countries it has additional indications for use.
Answered on Jul 7, 2012

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