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A hypertensive patient weigh 165 lbs. His physician prescribed nipride (nitroprusside). Is that only iv?
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Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine
In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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