Sodium nitrite

Sodium nitrite (Natrium nitrosum, Natrii nitris; list B) - vasodilator agent. Assign inside of 0.1 - 0.2 g (0.5% solution) for angina. Higher doses for adults inside: single 0.3 g daily - 1, cyanide poisoning, injected 10-20 ml of 2% solution. Retain sodium nitrite in a dark place.
Cm. also Vasodilator, Antispasmodic.