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Nitroprusside (Nitropress) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

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Nitroprusside (Nitropress) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations

What is the Generic Name for Nitropress?

nitroprusside

What is the Trade Name for nitroprusside?

Nitropress

What are the Indications of Nitroprusside (Nitropress) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

hypertensive crisis, cardiogenic shock

What are the Actions of Nitroprusside (Nitropress) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

peripheral vasodilation of arteries and veins decreasing preload and afterload

What is the Therapeutic Class of Nitroprusside (Nitropress) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

antihypertensive

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Nitroprusside (Nitropress) Nursing Pharmacology Considerations?

vasodilator

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Date Published - Mar 14, 2018
Date Modified - Jun 18, 2019

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