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Nitric oxide Disease Interactions

There is 1 disease interaction with nitric oxide.


Nitric oxide (applies to nitric oxide) heart failure

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility. Applicable conditions: Congestive Heart Failure

Patients with left ventricular dysfunction treated with nitric oxide may experience pulmonary edema, increased pulmonary capillary wedge pressure, worsening of left ventricular dysfunction, systemic hypotension, bradycardia and cardiac arrest. Patients should be monitored and therapy should be discontinued if symptoms arise and symptomatic care should be provided.


  1. "Product Information. INOmax (nitric oxide)." INO Therapeutics Inc (2003):

Nitric oxide drug interactions

There are 30 drug interactions with nitric oxide.

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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