Relaxes the smooth muscle, so it is used as an arteriovenous vasodilator.
Is more powerful and faster than nitroglycerin
Specification – pharmacopeia: USP
Therapeutic category: lowers blood pressure
Treatment: for high blood pressure diseases
increases cyclic GMP, which produces a vasodilatory effect and lowers blood pressure. It acts
as a donor of nitric oxide. Improves signs of pulmonary congestion. Decreases peripheral vascular resistance and blood pressure.