Pharmaceutisch Weekblad

, Volume 6, Issue 4, pp 129–140

Nitroprusside, antihypertensive drug and analytical reagent

Review of (photo)stability, pharmacology and analytical properties
  • O. R. Leeuwenkamp
  • W. P. van Bennekom
  • E. J. van der Mark
  • A. Bult
Review Articles

DOI: 10.1007/BF01954040

Cite this article as:
Leeuwenkamp, O.R., van Bennekom, W.P., van der Mark, E.J. et al. Pharmaceutisch Weekblad Scientific Edition (1984) 6: 129. doi:10.1007/BF01954040

Abstract

A review of physical, chemical, analytical and pharmacological properties of nitroprusside is presented. In view of the pharmaceutical applications of nitroprusside special attention is given to the discussion of the (photo)degradation, the stability of the pharmaceutical formulations, the application as a reagent in pharmaceutical analysis and the redox behaviour.

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© Royal Dutch Association for Advancement of Pharmacy 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • O. R. Leeuwenkamp
    • 1
  • W. P. van Bennekom
    • 1
  • E. J. van der Mark
    • 1
  • A. Bult
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Pharmaceutical Analysis and Analytical Chemistry, Subfaculty of PharmacyState University LeidenRA LeidenThe Netherlands

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