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Synonyms for vasopressin

hormone secreted by the posterior pituitary gland (trade name Pitressin) and also by nerve endings in the hypothalamus

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TM)] is contraindicated in patients with known allergy or hypersensitivity to 8-L-arginine vasopressin or chlorobutanol.
Randomly, 6 patients underwent laparo scopic cystectomy with hydrodissection using only normal saline (control group), and 6 patients underwent laparoscopic hydrodissection cystectomy using normal saline and diluted vasopressin (case group).
Norepinephrine Dopamine Vasopressin Epinephrine Phenylephrine Other: -- 2.
The researchers could also hasten mice's recovery from jet lag with experimental drugs that block the effects of vasopressin in the brain.
Hyponatremia in marathon runners due to inappropriate arginine vasopressin secretion.
These include not yet developing the right levels of the hormone vasopressin to help concentrate urine overnight, not receiving the signal sent from the bladder to the brain to wake up to empty the bladder, and the muscles of an overactive bladder contracting during sleep.
Vaptans, a new class of nonpeptide vasopressin receptor antagonists, prevent reabsorption of free water in the kidneys and are currently being studied.
Vasopressin has been long recognized as the regulator of water absorption by the kidneys and salt content in the blood.
To minimize blood loss, a dilute solution of vasopressin (30 U of vasopressin in 100 cc of normal saline) is placed in the myoma bed via an 18-gauge spinal needle placed percutaneously through a small skin nick.
But another neurotransmitter, called vasopressin, strengthens the bonding experience.
When you have sex two hormones are released - oxytocin and vasopressin - which it is thought to form strong and deep emotional bonds between you.
Some specific areas examined include oxytocin and vasopressin in stress and stress-related diseases, analytical methods for the quantitative determination of oxytocin, and the role of oxytocin in the anticipatory and consummatory phases of male rat sexual behavior.
Sladek and Somponpun (2008) studied the effect of vasopressin (VP) on the reproductive cycles of humans; their results suggest the involvement of multiple types of ERs in the VP-mediated G-protein coupled response (Hong et al.