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HYPERTENSIVE CRISIS      SX  |  RX  |  Causes         See also Hypertension   &  BP meds

Definition

Symptoms:

RX:

Intravenous Drugs:
Sodium Nitroprusside

Nitroglycerin

Labetalol (Trandate)

Enalaprilat

Diltiazem (Cardizem)

Hydralazine (Apresoline)

Nicardipine  (Cardene)

Esmololol (Breviblock®)

Phentolamine

Diazoxide (Hyperstat) 300 mg IV bolus - ? obsolete ?

Oral Medications:
Clonidine (Catapres)

Labetalol (Trandate)

   


Treatment of Hypertensive Emergency

   

Causes of Hypertensive Crisis 


       2006