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what is an alternative for nitroprusside?

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Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Nitroprusside: We use nitroprusside in emergent conditions when we need to rapidly decrease peripheral vascular resistance. Although there are other options, for those acute emergent hemodynamic situations for which we need nitroprusside, there are no alternatives as controllable as nitroprusside.
Answered on Aug 13, 2013

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