Pharmacology – MCQ 97 – Nesiritide

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One of the following is not true about nesiritide:
A. It is a brain natriuretic peptide analogue
B. It is used in actuely decompensated heart failure
C. It has significant oral absorption
D. lt has a short half life

Correct answer : C. It has significant oral absorption

Nesiritide is a recombinant BNP. It has poor oral absorption.

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