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- n. Any of a group of medications that act by inhibiting the action of vasopressin on its receptors.
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If most-according to the recent NEJM review cases do not actually have elevated ADH levels ,what does that mean for the efficacy or safety of the "vaptan" group of drugs.
This is an antagonist to renal vasopressin receptors and is a member of the "vaptan family" which so far has three other members.