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Descriptor English: Nitroprusside
Descriptor Spanish: Nitroprusiato
Descriptor Portuguese: Nitroprussiato
Descriptor French: Nitroprussiate
Entry term(s): Cyanonitrosylferrate
Disodium Salt Nitroprusside
Ketostix
Naniprus
Nipride
Nipruton
Nitriate
Nitroferricyanide
Nitropress
Nitroprussiat Fides
Nitroprusside, Disodium Salt
Nitroprusside, Disodium Salt, Dihydrate
Nitroprusside, Sodium
Sodium Nitroprusside
Tree number(s): D01.248.497.158.291.350.550
D01.490.100.300.550
D01.625.400.100.325.550
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D009599
Scope note: A powerful vasodilator used in emergencies to lower blood pressure or to improve cardiac function. It is also an indicator for free sulfhydryl groups in proteins.
Allowable Qualifiers: AA analogs & derivatives
AD administration & dosage
AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CH chemistry
CL classification
CS chemical synthesis
EC economics
HI history
IP isolation & purification
ME metabolism
PD pharmacology
PK pharmacokinetics
PO poisoning
RE radiation effects
SD supply & distribution
ST standards
TO toxicity
TU therapeutic use
Pharm Action: Antihypertensive Agents
Indicators and Reagents
Vasodilator Agents
Nitric Oxide Donors
Registry Number: 169D1260KM
CAS Type 1 Name: Ferrate(2-), pentakis(cyano-C)nitrosyl-, (OC-6-22)-
Previous Indexing: Ferricyanides (1966-1974)
Nitric Oxide (1966-1974)
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under FERRICYANIDES 1975-90
History Note: 91(75); was see under FERRICYANIDES 1975-90
DeCS ID: 22582
Unique ID: D009599
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1974/11/19
Revision Date: 2016/07/01
Nitroprusside - Preferred
Concept UI M0014916
Scope note A powerful vasodilator used in emergencies to lower blood pressure or to improve cardiac function. It is also an indicator for free sulfhydryl groups in proteins.
Preferred term Nitroprusside
Entry term(s) Cyanonitrosylferrate
Nitroferricyanide
Nipruton - Narrower
Concept UI M0369486
Preferred term Nipruton
Nitriate - Narrower
Concept UI M0475563
Preferred term Nitriate
Nitropress - Narrower
Concept UI M0475564
Preferred term Nitropress
Nitroprusside, Disodium Salt, Dihydrate - Narrower
Concept UI M0329966
Preferred term Nitroprusside, Disodium Salt, Dihydrate
Nipride - Narrower
Concept UI M0475562
Preferred term Nipride
Naniprus - Narrower
Concept UI M0014917
Preferred term Naniprus
Nitroprussiat Fides - Narrower
Concept UI M0475565
Preferred term Nitroprussiat Fides
Sodium Nitroprusside - Narrower
Concept UI M0329967
Preferred term Sodium Nitroprusside
Entry term(s) Disodium Salt Nitroprusside
Nitroprusside, Disodium Salt
Nitroprusside, Sodium
Ketostix - Narrower
Concept UI M0475561
Preferred term Ketostix



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