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What is the definition or description of: Nitroprusside sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nitroprusside sodium allergy?

Drug reaction: An allergy to nitroprusside could be as mild as a mild rash or as severe as difficulty breathing as well as other adverse effects. In addition to allergy are the potential toxicities, including severely reduced blood pressure as well as cyanide toxicity. The drug should be used only by those who are trained to manage life-threatening hypertensive emergencies and those with severe heart failure. ...Read more

Nitroprusside Sodium Allergy (Definition)

An allergy to nitroprusside could be as mild as a mild rash or as severe as difficulty breathing as well as other adverse effects. In addition to allergy are the potential toxicities, including severely reduced blood pressure as well as cyanide toxicity. The drug should be used only by those who are trained to manage life-threatening hypertensive emergencies and those ...Read more


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What number of milligrams of nipride (nitroprusside) per hour is the patient receiving?

What number of milligrams of nipride (nitroprusside) per hour is the patient receiving?

Nitroprusside: Nipride (nitroprusside) is a drug we restrict to critical care administration in most cases. The drug dose is titrated to hemodynamic parameters specific for the patient so different patients will receive different dose rate. ...Read more

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My physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside). Is that only iv?

My physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside). Is that only iv?

Nipride (nitroprusside): Nipride is the trade name for nitroprusside which is a medication given only in an ICU with close observation. It is given only IV for severe uncontrollable hypertension. The brand name Nipride has been discontinued. You may be mixing up the name with something else. ...Read more

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A hypertensive patient weigh 165 lbs. His physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside). Is that only iv?

A hypertensive patient weigh 165 lbs. His physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside). Is that only iv?

Yes: Yes. Nipride (nitroprusside) is an IV-only nitrate medicine for acute hypertensive urgency. There are other nitrates available in tablet form for maintenance of hypertension. ...Read more

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What is nipride (nitroprusside) drip?

What is nipride (nitroprusside) drip?

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. ...Read more

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What is nipride (nitroprusside) used for?

What is nipride (nitroprusside) used for?

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. ...Read more

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What to do if a hypertensive patient weigh 165 lbs. His physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside) 3 mcg/kg/minute, iv. To administer, ?

What to do if a hypertensive patient weigh 165 lbs. His physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside) 3 mcg/kg/minute, iv. To administer, ?

In patient?: That medication is usually given as an inpatient and with high blood pressure that is very high and with end organ damage is never prescribes an outpatient. ...Read more

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How can I prepare10 mm solution of sodium nitroprusside was prepared in distilled water.?

How can I prepare10 mm solution of sodium nitroprusside was prepared in distilled water.?

RU an RN?: If you're a nurse, the pharmacy will assist you. If you're not, you shouldn't be doing this at home! ...Read more

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What is the significance of the sodium nitroprusside test?

What is the significance of the sodium nitroprusside test?

To test Cystinuria: Cystinuria is an autosomal recessive disease, which means one needs two copies of the defective gene (one inherited from each parent who are asympto) are needed to be born w the disease. It causes cysteine crystals to form & kidney stones & causes kidney disease & Pain. Adding Nitroprusside to a baby's urine turns dark if cysteine is present in high concentration. If + cystinuria can be treated. ...Read more

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What happens if I take a medicine/cream that contains sodium cetostearyl sulphate if I have an allergy to sufla?

What happens if I take a medicine/cream that contains sodium cetostearyl sulphate if I have an allergy to sufla?

Yes: Sulfate and sulfa are as different as cat and lobster. I know of no one who is allergic to sulfate. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Nipride allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Nipride allergy?

Nipride allergy?: Nipride (Sodium Nitroprusside) is used to treat hypertensive crisis. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://reference. Medscape. Com/drug/nipride-rtu-nitropress-nitroprusside-sodium-342312 ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of mono sodium gluconate house allergy?

What are the symptoms of mono sodium gluconate house allergy?

Allergy question: I am not familiar with this condition and I do allergy as a part of my practice I do know about stomach irritation and upset as a result of ingesting mono sodium gluconate. My advice is to avoid it if it is a substance which causes you trouble. In general it is a preservative and is usually listed as an ingredient in foods, so check the labels of the foods you purchase. Avoid chinese food. ...Read more

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I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

I am taking diclofenac sodium 75mg can I take allergy pills?

Allergy: Presuming that you are healthy, taking the two medications together is not likely to be a problem. If you are hypertensive, your blood pressure can be affected, so monitor it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Phenytoin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Phenytoin sodium allergy?

Itching rash: Phenytoin (dilantin) can cause rashes with pruritis (itching). Often these resolve with anti-histamines or steroids. However, in some cases the rash progresses to exfoliative dermatitis, a massive loss of skin that can put the patient into a burn unit. All rashes with anti-convulsants should be treated quickly and monitored closely by the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cefazolin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cefazolin sodium allergy?

Cefazolin allergy: Allergic reactions occur when your body produces antibodies to substances /allergens that are often harmless to other people. Cefazolin is an antibiotic. Possible adverse rxns: pruritus, urticaria, angioedema, skin rash, pustular skin eruptions & anaphylactic rxn. Cross-reactivity can occur with Penicillins. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) allergy?

Klaron allergy: Klaron (sodium sulfacetamide) is a sulfa antibiotic used in the treatment of acne. An allergy occurs when your body’s immune system creates antibodies to a foreign substance causing a reaction that can be mild to severe. For potential adverse effects see: http://www. Webmd. Com/drugs/2/drug-4302-2039/klaron-suspension/details ...Read more

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Allergies common to ceftriaxone sodium?

Allergies common to ceftriaxone sodium?

Antibiotic allergy: All antibiotics can cause allergic reactions such as hives and side effects such as diarrhea, upset stomach, etc. Ceftriaxone has a reported hypersensitivity rate of 1.7%, not higher than other antibiotics. It has been used for many years and is popular due to the convenience of once a day IV dosing. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Cromolyn sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Cromolyn sodium allergy?

Not seen: Cromolyn sodium is the active ingredient in anti-allergy eye drops and nasal spray. It also was available in capsules that were inhaled to prevent asthma with a device called a spinhaler. It works as a mild mast cell stabilizer. It is available in many generic products. It is always possible that other ingredients may cause allergic reactions but allergic reactions to cromolyn are unheard of. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Dalteparin sodium allergy?

Depends: Any allergic reaction can be as simple as a skin reaction to a full blown anaphylactic (problems breathing) reaction. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Amobarbital sodium allergy?

Depends: IgE mediated: hives, swelling, itching, shoc, breathing difficulties, etc
Cell-mediated: itchy or non-itchy skin rash
Undefined: Steven Johnsons syndrome which can be fatal
These are all considered immunologically mediated although IgE mediated conditions are usually considered true allergy. Amobarbital allergy is not that common partly because it is not that frequently used. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Piperacillin sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Piperacillin sodium allergy?

Piperacillin allergy: Piperacillin sodium is a penicillin type antibiotic. Medication allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Phenobarbital sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Phenobarbital sodium allergy?

Phenobarbital sodium: Phenobarbital sodium has been used in the treatment of seizures. Allergic reactions can include difficulty breathing, hives and swelling of face, lips, throat, mouth or tongue. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Meclofenamate sodium allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Meclofenamate sodium allergy?

Allergy or rxn?: True allergies do occur. Most people with problems experience adverse reactions. You did not mention what issues you had! ...Read more

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What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

What should I do if I have an allergy to naproxen sodium?

Use other NSAID: Don't take any. However, there are other nsaids that you can take. Do not take Ibuprofen as this will cause a similar allergic reaction. ...Read more

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I have an allergy to sulfur. Would this allergy mean I am allergic to sodium laureth sulfate found in body wash?

I have an allergy to sulfur. Would this allergy mean I am allergic to sodium laureth sulfate found in body wash?

Can you clarify: Can you please clarify your allergy. Sulfur is a molecule, sulfate is made up of sulfur and oxygen molecules, thus it is a different compound. Also, sulfa antibiotics such as sulfamethoxyzole can cause an allergic reaction in some people, and thus these people need to avoid sulfa based antibiotics, and not necessarily sulfur, or sulfate. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as a sodium allergy?

Need more info: There is no allergy to sodium. What else goes with the sodium? ...Read more

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When I eat salt in solid form like on french fries, it makes sores on the roof of my mouth. Foods high in sodium dry out my mouth. Is this an allergy?

When I eat salt in solid form like on french fries, it makes sores on the roof of my mouth. Foods high in sodium dry out my mouth. Is this an allergy?

No: Reaction to salt in the mouth is an irritant and I suspect that you are prone to have canker sores in the first place
too much salt causes one to feel thirsty since the body needs more water to establish a new balance. As anyone knows, thirst occurs after one swallows a mouthful of seawater even when the body is adequately hydrated. Do note that too much salt intake is not good for your heal. ...Read more

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I've been on Montelukast Sodium 10mg for the past year for allergies & asthma. Whenever I skip a dose, my stomach gurgles & gets an empty feeling. Why?

I've been on Montelukast Sodium 10mg for the past year for allergies & asthma. Whenever I skip a dose, my stomach gurgles & gets an empty feeling. Why?

Interesting: I have never heard of this effect before but can conjecture that leukotrienes may be causing your stomach symptoms. Since Singulair (montelukast) blocks leukotriene action, omitting it allow the leukotrienes to "attack" your stomach. But this is just a guess. ...Read more

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Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes. Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?

Optician diagnosed allergy: sodium cromoglicate for stinging prickly eyes. Worried as forgot to mention facial rosacea. Ocular rosacea or allergy?

See opthalmologist: Optician specializes in refraction and not diseases. Allergy is associated with itchy as would be ocular rosacea. I suspect that your problem is more likley form dry eye. ...Read more

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Nitroprusside, can it cause a false positive for stimulants when and administered intravenously?

Nitroprusside, can it cause a false positive for stimulants when and administered intravenously?

No: There are certain medications that can cause false positives on drug screens, but nitroprusside is not one of them. If positive on a screen, there would be more detailed testing done. The "false positive" would be explained -- or confirmed as a "true positive.". ...Read more

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What can be an alternative to nitroprusside?

What can be an alternative to nitroprusside?

Various: If you are talking ICU treatment for hypertension, IV nitroglycerin, IV hydralazine, IV ACE, sublingual clonidine, among others. In the cath lab, nitroprusside may be injected directly into the coronary artery for slow or no flow in the artery during an intervention. In that setting, adenosine or various calcium channel blockers are alternatives. ...Read more

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What are the affects of nitroprusside used in conjunction with dobutamine?

What are the affects of nitroprusside used in conjunction with dobutamine?

Depends on dosing: Dobutamine is an agent that helps the weak heart pump better by stimulating beta receptors in the heart. At lower doses it doesn't affect the blood vessels but higher doses it can also lower the tone of the ateries and makes it easier for the heart to pump. This tone is aka systemic vascular resistence. By lowering the svr the cariac out put will increase. Nipride (nitroprusside) has no beta stim effects only svr. ...Read more

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What is an alternative for nitroprusside?

What is an alternative for nitroprusside?

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. ...Read more

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If I am allergic to salts like azole in any medicine, will the ointment of that salt cause allergy?

Be specific: What happens if you take azole in ny medicine. I donot think in ointment it would hurt try once and see use only pea size. Donot use ointment more thn 3--5 days. I would like to learn from you. ...Read more

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When I sleep or doze off I wake up by gasping for breath. Could it be from stress? Anxiety? The allergy medicine I'm taking? I'm scared: (

When I sleep or doze off I wake up by gasping for breath. Could it be from stress? Anxiety? The allergy medicine I'm taking? I'm scared: (

Sleep: Difficult to say, you should ask your doctor for an evaluation to rule out medical issues, if cleared ask for a referral to a mental health professional who can help you uncover the roots of your distress. Best. ...Read more

Dr. John Chiu
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Allergies (Definition)

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Nitroprusside (Definition)

Nitroprusside sodium is a blood pressure agent which is a ...Read more