Vasopressin

Details About Generic Salt ::  Vasopressin 

Main Medicine Class:: Genito Urinary System   Sub Medicine Class ::  Anti Diuretics

10B. ANTI-DIURETICS in 10. GENITO-URINARY SYSTEM
VASOPRESSIN
POSTERIOR PITUITARY HORMONE | ANTI-DIURETIC HORMONE
PK: M: Hepatic, renal E: Urine

Indications & Dose: CENTRAL DIABETES INSIPIDUS IM/SC Adult 5-10U BID/QID Child 2.5-10U BID/QID

Contra: Hypersensitivity, patients with chronic nephritis with nitrogen retention

Precautions: Goiter, history of migraines, CVD, hepatic/renal impairment, history of seizure disorder, vascular disease, asthma, elderly

ADR: Serious: arrhythmia, cardiac output decreased, MI, venous thrombosis, chest pain, tremor, Others: ischemic skin lesions, nausea, vomiting, flatulence, abdominal cramps, uterine contraction, bronchial constriction, diaphoresis

DDI: Serious Nicotinic Acid marked hypotension and bradycardia

Diet:

Monitor: Serum & urine sodium, urine specific gravity,urine and serum osmolality, urine output, fluid input and output, BP, HR

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