Description and Brand Names
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Nitric oxide is used together with a breathing machine (ventilator) and other agents to treat newborn (term and near-term) babies with respiratory failure that is caused by pulmonary hypertension.
Nitric oxide is a gas that is inhaled through the nose or mouth. It works by relaxing the smooth muscles to widen the blood vessels in the lungs.
This medicine is to be given only by or under the direct supervision of a doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: