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Nitroprusside MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Nitroprusside
Tree Number(s)
D01.248.497.158.291.350.550
D01.490.100.300.550
D01.625.400.100.325.550
Unique ID
D009599
RDF Unique Identifier
http://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.
Entry Term(s)
Cyanonitrosylferrate
Ketostix
Naniprus
Nipride
Nipruton
Nitriate
Nitroferricyanide
Nitropress
Nitroprussiat Fides
Nitroprusside, Disodium Salt
Nitroprusside, Disodium Salt, Dihydrate
Sodium Nitroprusside
Pharm Action
Antihypertensive Agents
Indicators and Reagents
Vasodilator Agents
Nitric Oxide Donors
Registry Number
169D1260KM
Related Numbers
13755-38-9
14402-89-2
15078-28-1
EAO03PE1TC
CAS Type 1 Name
Ferrate(2-), pentakis(cyano-C)nitrosyl-, (OC-6-22)-
NLM Classification #
QV 156
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
Date Established
1991/01/01
Date of Entry
1974/11/19
Revision Date
2016/07/01
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