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an antihypertensive drug (trade name Apresoline) that dilates blood vessels

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Keywords: alteplase, antihypertensive, blood pressure, hydralazine, ischemic stroke, labetalol, nicardipine, stroke, thrombolytic
The amount of hydralazine existing in medical samples can be measured at micro-molar scales too by using optical properties of the nanoparticles as optical sensor through spectroscopy method.
He further explained that "using nanoparticles in Hydralazine is administered during pregnancy or to prevent heart attacks caused by high blood pressure, and its daily dosage is prescribed between 50-200 mg.
The elevated acrolein levels are cut in half when treated with hydralazine.
The new findings show that hydralazine also delays onset of multiple sclerosis in mice and reduces the severity of symptoms by neutralizing acrolein.
Elsewhere in the world, intravenous labetalol has been available for many years and is often the first line of treatment of severe hypertension in pregnancy, mainly because of its favourable side-effect profile of less maternal hypotension and tachycardia compared with hydralazine and other drugs (2).
A study comparing the formulations of isosorbide dinitrate (ISDN) and hydralazine (HYD) used in V-HeFT I and V-HeFT II, and BiDil, the proprietary fixed dose combination, used in the African American Heart Failure Trial (A-HeFT) demonstrated no bioequivalence.
Patients were treated with standard optimal therapy in the EVEREST trials, including diuretics, digoxin, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin II receptor blockers, aldosterone blockers, Beta-blockers, nitrates, and/or hydralazine, and were then randomized to adjunctive therapy with tolvaptan or placebo.
Sex ratios are nearly equal in drug-induced lupus and nephritis and central nervous system features are absent, although lupus nephritis has been known to occur with hydralazine.
BilDil is a combination of two older, generic drugs: hydralazine, a high blood pressure medicine; and isosorbide nitrate, which relaxes arteries' muscular walls, allowing more blood flow through arteries narrowed by heart disease.
Researchers hypothesize that hydralazine, BiDil's other component, relaxes blood vessels while also, as an antioxidant, keeping nitric oxide active.
The drug is BiDil, an experimental combination of two already approved drugs, isosorbide dinitrate (Isordil), which provides nitric oxide, and hydralazine (Apresoline), which helps the body better use nitric oxide.
The anti-pressor agent comprises one or more compounds selected from the therapeutic classes of direct vasodilators such as hydralazine and NO donors, ACE inhibitors, angiotensin-II receptor antagonists, .
She was started on hydralazine infusion, but she developed severe stridor after a few hours because the hematoma continued to enlarge.
In fact, hydralazine - the blood-pressure drug given to Steven Selby, a cancer patient who received an overdose - is sometimes confused with hydroxyzine, an antihistamine, experts say.