antidiuretic


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Synonyms for antidiuretic

a drug that limits the formation of urine

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Well known for its antidiuretic and vasopressive properties, AVP plays an important role in antipyresis via the ventral septal area of the limbic system.
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH), advanced kidney failure, hypothyroidism, cancer and chronic high blood pressure are common causes of hyponatremia.
Syndromes of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone and cerebral salt wasting are associated with cranial vault reconstructive surgery (7-9).
Syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone (SIADH) is a functional disorder of water regulation.
2] receptors responsible for anti-diuresis such that other effects on intra-renal haemodynamics (30) may overcome its normal antidiuretic effect.
We report a case of a 39-year-old man who experienced syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone while on nicotine patch therapy.
Generally, the response to antidiuretic hormones appears to be better preserved.
Once released into the systemic circulation, AVP exerts potent antidiuretic and vasoconstrictive effects (2).
The diagnoses of serious bacterial meningitis and inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone were made.
Determination of plasma AVP is useful for both investigation of physiological water metabolism and diagnosis of pathological conditions such as syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone, diabetes insipidus, psychogenic water intoxication, and chronic hyponatremia (2).
4,5) Currently, the synthetic long-acting vasopressin analogue dDAVP, which has high antidiuretic but low vasopressor action, is preferred.
Diabetes insipidus could be caused by a kidney abnormality or one of several central abnormalities, including dipsogenic or psychogenic polydipsia or the failure of the pituitary to produce antidiuretic hormone.
The studies, which evaluated the efficacy and safety of tolvaptan, an investigational product for the treatment of hyponatremia, showed that serum sodium levels can be significantly improved in patients who have hyponatremia associated with various diseases, such as heart failure, cirrhosis or syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion (SIADH).
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