Sodium Nitroprusside LR AR is a ruby red colored medicinal compound which is used for the treatment of acute hypertensive crises. It is administered via an intravenous route with complete bioavailability and immediate onset of action. This compound shows molecular formula C5FeN6Na2O with the molar mass of 261.918 g/mol. It gets metabolized by hemoglobin and is indicated for the treatment of aortic valve stenosis, myocardial infarction, and pulmonary hypertension. Sodium Nitroprusside LR AR gets excreted as thiocyanate from kidney and shows elimination half-life of about 2 minutes. It possesses potent vasodilating effects for veins & arteries by releasing nitric oxide.