Definitions

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  • n. an agent that prevents or counteracts diuresis
  • adj. preventing or counteracting diuresis

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  • n. a drug that limits the formation of urine

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Examples

  • MDMA releases arginine vasopressin, aka antidiuretic hormone, thus causing the body to retain water.

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  • Slide 52: Arginine vasopressin (hypothalamus) - formerly known as antidiuretic hormone, stimulated by changes in effective circulating volume.

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  • That or bullet removal. lasix was the trade name for a drug (furosemide, an antidiuretic).

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  • And for sleepovers, there are great medications such as the antidiuretic desmopressin DDAVP, which reduces urine production by the kidneys.

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  • Nephrologists see lots of people on lithium, because one of its complications is kidney disease, including this type of diabetes, insipidus, a condition that causes resistance to antidiuretic hormone ADH, creating massive thirst and voluminous urination.

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  • Testicular swelling, gynecomastia and impotence in the male, breast enlargement and galactorrhea in the female, increased or decreased libido, elevation and lowering of blood sugar levels, syndrome of inappropriate ADH (antidiuretic hormone) secretion.

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  • This drug, a synthetic hormone, resembles the naturally produced hormone vasopressin, also known as “antidiuretic hormone.”

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  • As an inhibitor of cAMP/adenyl cyclase, lithium impairs the function of two major types of hormones mediated by this system: antidiuretic hormone (ADH) and the thyroid hormones, triiodothyronine (T3) and thyroxine (T4) (320).

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  • The capacity to conserve sodium declines with increased osmoreceptor sensitivity, with the result that more vasopressin and water retention (an inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion syndrome) are produced (305, 523).

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  • It also has antidiuretic properties, and is also a vermifuge.

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