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Pinacidil is a cyanoguanidine drug that opens ATP-sensitive potassium channels producing peripheral vasodilatation of arterioles. It reduces blood pressure and peripheral resistance and produces fluid retention.
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- Reynolds, James Blair; Martindale, William L. (1996). The extra pharmacopoeia, 31st edition, London: Royal Pharmaceutical Society, 2739 pages. ISBN 0-85369-342-0.
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