sodium nitrite

Sodium Nitrite- Drug Detail Profile

Category of Drug Sodium Nitrite is an Antidotes and Substances Used in Poisoning
Mechanism of Action 
Indications Sodium Nitrite is used for
1. Cyanide poisoning
Well Known
Pharmaceutical Brands
Available dosage forms INJECTION
Contraindications1. Methaemoglobinaemia
2. Hemolytic anaemia
3. G-6-PD deficiency
Precautions 1. Monitor plasma methaemoglobin levels
2. Severe cardiovascular or cerebrovascular disease
3. Hypotension
4. Pregnancy
Adverse Effects 1. Nausea
2. Vomiting
3. Abdominal pain
4. Vasodilation resulting in syncope
5. Hypotension
6. Tachycardia
7. Flushing
8. Headache
Pregnancy Category C

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