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  • n. A certain vaptan drug used to treat hyponatremia and potentially polycystic kidney disease.


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  • He added that "clinicians will be aware of the excellent safety record and efficacy of tolvaptan" and

    PharmaTimes World News

  • The Commission has also given the nod to Otsuka's oral once-daily Samsca (tolvaptan), a selective V2-vasopressin receptor antagonist, for the treatment of hyponatraemia secondary to syndrome of inappropriate antidiuretic hormone secretion in adults.

    PharmaTimes World News

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