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Dr. Suzanne Galli
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Nipride (Overview)

Nipride is a blood pressure agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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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

Dr. Suzanne Galli
4 doctors shared insights

Nipride (Overview)

Nipride is a blood pressure agent which is a kind of cardiovascular drug.


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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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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) 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 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 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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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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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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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 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