antidiuretic


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antidiuretic

[¦an·tē‚dī·yə¦red·ik]
(pharmacology)
An agent, such as vasopressin, that prevents the excretion of urine.
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The syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion, an unusual association with presumed snakebite.
1 mg one or two tablets once or twice daily (basically vasopressin or antidiuretic hormone), can also be quite helpful.
A syndrome of renal sodium loss and hyponatremia probably resulting from inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone.
The other complication with over hydration especially in sick infant is inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion.
Therefore, the etiology of euvolemic hypotonic hyponatremia diagnosed in our patients was likely to be Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion (SIADH) fulfilling both essential and supplemental criteria for the diagnosis [3].
Decaux G, Musch W Clinical laboratory evaluation of the syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone.
Many aspects of the disease could be involved in the development of hyponatraemia, of which the most important is that AIP could damage the hypothalamus, which could lead to syndrome of inappropriate secretion of antidiuretic hormone (SIADH).
Hydrins increase water permeability of the ventral skin and urinary bladder, but lack antidiuretic activity in the kidney (Rouille et al.
Although commonly caused by an inability to suppress antidiuretic hormone, hyponatremia has several possible causes (Figure 1, page 46).
In some cases, tumors secrete hormones;thus, Cushing syndrome or inappropriate antidiuretic hormone may be the initial presentation.
The product is an antidiuretic that contains desmopressin, a structural analogue of the natural pituitary hormone, arginine vasopressin.

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