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NIPRESS 50MG INJECTION

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MRP: Rs. 149 for 1 vial(s) (1 injection each)
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Composition for NIPRESS

Nitroprusside(50 mg)

food interaction for NIPRESS

alcohol interaction for NIPRESS

pregnancy interaction for NIPRESS

lactation interaction for NIPRESS

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Nipress 50mg injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Nipress 50mg injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Nipress 50mg injection is probably unsafe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.
UNSAFE

SALT INFORMATION for NIPRESS

Nitroprusside(50 mg)

Uses

Nipress 50mg injection is used in the treatment of heart failure and hypertensive emergency.

How it works

Nipress 50mg injection reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.

Common side effects

Nausea, Cyanide intoxication, Dizziness, Drug ineffective, Headache, Decreased blood pressure, Increased angina symptoms, Infusion site reaction, Infusion site pain, Itching, Rebound effect, Skin redness, Tachycardia, Tachyphylaxis, Thiocyanate intoxication, Vomiting, Weakness

SUBSTITUTES for NIPRESS

2 Substitutes
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  • PRUSIDE 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Troikaa Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    Rs. 141.50/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 141.50
    save 5% more per injection
  • NITOSIDE 50MG INJECTION
    (1 injection in vial)
    Neon Laboratories Ltd
    Rs. 125/injection
    Injection
    Rs. 125
    save 16% more per injection

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Expert advice for NIPRESS

  • Nitroprusside is given only when there is equipment and personnel available for continuous blood pressure monitoring.
  • Use with caution if you are hypothermic, suffering from liver or kidney failure.
  • Take all necessary precaution if you are suffering from vitamin B12 deficiency and inform you doctor accordingly.
  • Do not drive or operate machinery as nitroprusside may affect your reactivity.
  • Tell your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.

Frequently asked questions for NIPRESS

Nitroprusside

Q.Is nitroprusside a nitrate?
Yes, nitroprusside is a nitrate

Q.Is nitroprusside an inotrope/ vasodilator?
Nitroprusside is a vasodilator

Q.Is nitroprusside the same as nitroglycerin?
Nitroprusside and nitroglycerine are two different drugs with the same mechanism of action

Q.Why nitroprusside is protected from light?
Nitroprusside is photosensitive and therefore it must be protected from light

Q.Does nitroprusside increased SVR (systemic vascular resistance)?
Nitroprusside is known to relax the peripheral smooth muscles and therefore reduce SVR

Q.Does nitroprusside reduce afterload?
Yes, nitroprusside reduces afterload.

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Content on this page was last updated on 06 December, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)