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Sodium Nitroprusside

Scheme

USP

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0013755-38-9

Chemical Formula

C5-Fe-Na2-N6-O·2H2O

Molecular Weight

297

Therapeutic Categories

Antihypertensive agent

Peripheral vasodilator

Chemical Name

Ferrate(2-), pentakis(cyano-C)nitrosyl-, disodium, dihydrate (OC-6-22)- (USP)

Foreign Names

  • Natrii nitroprussias (Latin)
  • Nitroprussidnatrium (German)
  • Sodium, nitroprussiate de (French)
  • Nitroprusiato de sodio (Spanish)

Generic Names

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
JANJapanese Accepted Name
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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