diabetes insipidus

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Related to Central diabetes insipidus: Desmopressin, nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, SIADH
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a rare form of diabetes resulting from a deficiency of vasopressin (the pituitary hormone that regulates the kidneys)

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To facilitate early diagnosis of central diabetes insipidus (and potentially other diagnoses of water metabolism disorders), develop and use standardized (pre-printed or electronic) order sets, including monitoring parameters, for post-operative neurosurgical patients.
Carraro A, Fano M, Cuttica M, Bernareggi V, Giusti M, Giordano G: Long-term treatment of central diabetes insipidus with oral DDAVP.
Teva's Desmopressin Acetate Tablets are the AB-rated generic equivalent of Aventis' DDAVP(R) Tablets, a product indicated for management of central diabetes insipidus, temporary polyuria and polydipsia following head trauma or surgery in the pituitary region, and primary nocturnal enuresis.
A literature review of the management of central diabetes insipidus is also covered.
DDAVP (Desmopressin Acetate) Tablets are indicated as antidiuretic replacement therapy in the management of central diabetes insipidus and for the management of the temporary polyuria and polydipsia following head trauma or surgery in the pituitary region.
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