Recommended Drugs for Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Show Similar Efficacy, Safety Recommended Drugs for Severe Hypertension in Pregnancy Show Similar Efficacy, Safety
Nifedipine, hydralazine and labetalol have similar efficacy and negligible differences in their safety profile, and are likely comparable for treating severe hypertension in pregnancy, according to a recent network meta-analysis.Reuters Health Information (Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines)
Source: Medscape Medical News Headlines - July 13, 2018 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Cardiology News Source Type: news

hydralazine (Apresoline)
Title: hydralazine (Apresoline)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 8/1/2016 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - August 1, 2016 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

BiDil (Isosorbide Dinitrate and Hydralazine Hcl) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - May 27, 2016 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

New Quality Measure Seeks to Optimize Cardiovascular Care For African Americans
In recent months, the debate on race and policing in this country has ignited passions and raised important questions. But while headlines have highlighted instances of excessive force by police and the discriminatory treatment of African Americans, the conversation hasn't yet made the logical leap to a discussion around unequal access to care. It is widely accepted in medical literature that African Americans, Hispanics, and the poor are receiving substandard health care. By way of example, the treatment of heart disease should not be a matter of race; it should be a matter of science and medicine. Today, there are thous...
Source: Healthy Living - The Huffington Post - September 2, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

BiDil (Isosorbide Dinitrate and Hydralazine Hcl) - updated on RxList
(Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs)
Source: RxList - New and Updated Drug Monographs - April 21, 2015 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

hydralazine (Apresoline)
Title: hydralazine (Apresoline)Category: MedicationsCreated: 3/2/2005 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 12/3/2014 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General)
Source: MedicineNet High Blood Pressure General - December 3, 2014 Category: Cardiology Source Type: news

Wonders and Woes of ED Meds (CME/CE)
(MedPage Today) -- What is the evidence behind the use of parenteral hydralazine and desmopressin? (Source: MedPage Today Public Health)
Source: MedPage Today Public Health - November 14, 2014 Category: American Health Source Type: news

Drug may reduce chronic pain for spinal cord injuries
Researchers have discovered that a known neurotoxin may cause chronic pain in people who suffer from paralysis, and a drug that has been shown to remove the toxin might be used to treat the pain. The toxin, called acrolein, is produced in the body after nerve cells are injured, triggering a cascade of biochemical events thought to worsen the injury's severity. The drug hydralazine, which has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for hypertension, has been shown to be effective in reducing acrolein levels in the body... (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - November 1, 2013 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Pain / Anesthetics Source Type: news

Schoolchildren poisoned in India, heroin use in New England explodes: Weekly Web Review in Toxicology
23 schoolchildren dead in India after eating poisoned school lunch: Scores of schoolchildren were sickened and at least 23 were dead last week after eating a free lunch of lentils, beans, and rice cooked in oil. According to a report in the New York Times, the meal was contaminated with monocrotophos, an organophosphate insecticide. Descriptions of victims from some eyewitnesses paint a picture typical of cholinergic toxicity: vomiting, foaming at the mouth, and fainting. Monocrotophos is highly toxic and has rapid onset. It is banned in the United States but still used in other countries. Novel Halluci...
Source: The Poison Review - July 23, 2013 Category: Toxicology Authors: Leon Tags: Medical death heroin india lead monocrotophos organophosphate pesticide poisoned lunch schoolchildren Source Type: news

Top 10 Common Medication Errors—Drug #4: Hydralazine and Hydroxyzine
Medication errors occur in the pediatric population in both the inpatient and outpatient settings. Clinicians should exercise caution to avoid these potential mistakes. (Source: Consultant Live)
Source: Consultant Live - January 9, 2013 Category: Primary Care Source Type: news