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What is clevidipine butyrate?

Clevidipine butyrate, also known as Cleviprex, is used to reduce blood pressure when oral therapy is not possible. This prescription drug is given intravenously by medical personnel and dosage depends on the individual. The person will need to be monitored for eight hours after the infusion to make certain that rebound hypertension does not occur. Eventually, this type of treatment is reduced and oral therapy replaces it.

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