Medicine Overview of Pruside Injection
Uses of Pruside Injection
Pruside 50mg Injection is used in the treatment of heart failure and hypertensive emergency.
Side effects of Pruside Injection
Decreased blood pressure.
How to use Pruside Injection
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
How Pruside Injection works
Pruside 50mg injection is a nitrate.It reduces the workload of the heart. As a result, the heart muscle does not need as much blood and oxygen supply.
In Depth Information on Pruside Injection
Expert advice for Pruside Injection
- Headache (‘nitrate headache’) may occur but should go away after a few days of continued treatment.
- You may develop tolerance to Pruside with time, meaning that the same dose may be less effective next time. Follow the prescribed dosing schedule to avoid this.
- Eat healthy (low-fat, high-fibre, low-sodium diet), quit smoking, limit alcohol intake, increase your physical activity, watch your weight, and reduce stress.
- Notify your doctor about other medicines (eg. sildenafil, tadalafil or vardenafil) that you are taking as Pruside may interact with them and cause a serious fall in blood pressure. This may lead to collapse, unconsciousness and could be fatal.
Special precautions for Pruside 50mg Injection
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pruside 50mg Injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.+more
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....
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.
Pruside 50mg Injection is probably usafe to use during lacta+more
tion. Limited human data suggests that the drug could represent a significant risk to the baby....
It is not known whether Pruside 50mg Injection alters the ab+more
ility to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react....
Pruside 50mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pruside 50mg Injection is recommended.+more
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease....
However, talk to your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Pruside 50mg Injection should be used with caution in patien+more
ts with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pruside 50mg Injection may be needed. Please consult your doctor....
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Tazzle 10mg Tablet, Tazzle 20mg Tablet, Cialis 10mg Tablet, Tadgo 20mg Tablet
If you miss a dose of Nitroprusside, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Frequently asked questions for Pruside 50mg Injection
Frequently asked questions for Nitroprusside
Yes, Pruside is a nitrate
Pruside is a vasodilator
Q. Is nitroprusside the same as nitroglycerin?
Nitroprusside and nitroglycerine are two different drugs with the same mechanism of action
Pruside is photosensitive and therefore it must be protected from light
Pruside is known to relax the peripheral smooth muscles and therefore reduce SVR
Yes, Pruside reduces afterload.