Medical Definition of Sodium nitroprusside

1. (Na2FeCCN)5NO-5H2O;a rapidly acting and potent arterial and venous vasodilator used in hypertensive emergencies and administered intravenously. Acts in a manner similar to vasodilator nitrates and nitrites by donating nitric oxide which produces vasodilation; also used as a reagent for detection of organic compounds in the urine. Synonym: sodium nitroferricyanide. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sodium Nitroprusside

sodium lactate
sodium lamp
sodium lamps
sodium lauryl sulfate
sodium lauryl sulphate
sodium levothyroxine
sodium liothyronine
sodium metabisulfite
sodium methicillin
sodium methylarsonate
sodium methylprednisolone succinate
sodium morrhuate
sodium nitrate
sodium nitrite
sodium nitroferricyanide
sodium nitroprusside (current term)
sodium nucleate
sodium orthophosphate
sodium oxybate
sodium p-aminohippurate
sodium p-aminophenylarsonate
sodium perborate
sodium peroxide
sodium pertechnetate
sodium pertechnetate tc 99m
sodium phenolsulfonate
sodium phosphate
sodium polyanhydromannuronic acid sulfate
sodium polystyrene sulfonate

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