Dihydralazine sulphate Pharmacology

Dihydralazine sulphate

About Dihydralazine sulphate
A pyridazine antiadrenergic agent, Nonsympatholytic vasodilatory antihypertensives.
Mechanism of Action of Dihydralazine sulphate
Dihydralazine is an antihypertensive and its actions are similar to Hydralazine.Hydralazine exerts its pharmacological actions by direct vasodilator action on arteriolar smooth muscles with little actions on venous capacitance vessels. It produces after load reduction by dilating resistance vessels which leads to decreasing aortic impedence.So that more blood is pumped even in weaker ventricular contractions. It decreases total peripheral resistance and there is greater decrease in diastolic pressure than systolic pressure. There is a decrease in intracellular Ca2+concentration but there is no reduction in renal blood flow.
Pharmacokinets of Dihydralazine sulphate
Absorption: It is well absorbed orally, but bioavailability is low in fast acetylators.Distribution: Widely distributed in a highly plasma protein bound form.Metabolism: It is metabolized in liver,plasma and gastrointestinal mucosa. Excretion: Excreted mainly through urine and the rest of dose is excreted through bile and faeces.
Onset of Action for Dihydralazine sulphate
Duration of Action for Dihydralazine sulphate
Half Life of Dihydralazine sulphate
Side Effects of Dihydralazine sulphate
1. Tachycardia
2. Tachyphylaxis
3. Edema
4. Palpitation
5. Dizziness
6. Dryness of mouth
7. Nasal congestion
8. Headache
9. Palpitation
10. Weakness
11. Orthostatic hypotension
12. Angina
13. Anxiety
14. Sleep disturbances
15. Reversible lupus erythmatosis
16. Paraeshesia
17. Tremor
18. Muscle cramps

Contra-indications of Dihydralazine sulphate
1. Hypersensitivity to the drug
2. Ischaemic heart disease
3. Coronary artery diseases
4. Valvular stenosis
5. Pericarditis
6. Aortic aneurism

Special Precautions while taking Dihydralazine sulphate
1. Renal impairment
2. Hepatic impairment
3. Cardiovascular disorders
4. Cerebro vascular disorders
5. Use with caution along with other antihypertensive drugs
6. Slowly withdraw the drug with caution

Pregnancy Related Information
Use with caution
Old Age Related Information
Breast Feeding Related Information
Children Related Information
Use with caution
Indications for Dihydralazine sulphate
1. Hypertension
2. Congestive heart failure

Interactions for Dihydralazine sulphate
Typical Dosage for Dihydralazine sulphate
As directed by the physician
Schedule of Dihydralazine sulphate
Storage Requirements for Dihydralazine sulphate
Store at controlled room temperature at a temperature range of 15 to 30 degree C in a light resistant tightly closed container.
Effects of Missed Dosage of Dihydralazine sulphate
Take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose.Continue the regular schedule.Do not double the dose.
Effects of Overdose of Dihydralazine sulphate
Treatment is supportive and symptomatic. After ingestion empty the stomach by induced emesis and gastric lavage. Administer activated charcoal to reduce absorption.

Home Delivery for Dihydralazine sulphate in Your City

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Dihydralazine sulphate is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for dihydralazine sulphate might be better known than dihydralazine sulphate itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have dihydralazine sulphate in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for dihydralazine sulphate.