Disease Information for Vasopressin (Pitressin) Administration/Toxicity

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Brief Blood pressure increase/sign:
High blood pressure/sign
Intracutaneous edema signs
Demographics & Risk Factors
Established Disease Population
Patient/Diabetes insipidus
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
ADH/Antidiuretic Hormone/Vasopressin/Oxytocin level (Lab)
Growth hormone/STH, plasma (Lab)
Sodium, serum (Lab)
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Drug induced Electrolyte abnormalities
Drug induced Hypertension.
Drug induced Hyponatremia
Electrolyte imbalance
Hypertension
Hyponatremia
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Drugs
DRUG/Hormonal agent/derivative medication (example)
DRUG/Important Acute care drugs (example)
DRUG/Pressor (antishock) medication (ex)
Synonyms
Synonym
8 L lysine vasopressin preparation, 8 Lysine Vasopressin, Cys Tyr Phe Gln Asn Cys Pro Lys Gly NH2 cyclic 1 6 disulfide, Lypressin, Lypressin (product), Lypressin (substance), Lypressin preparation, Lypressin preparation (product), Lypressin preparation (substance), Lys Vasopressin, Lysine Vasopressin, Lysyl Vasopressin, Vasopressin 8 Lysine, Vasopressin Lysine, Vasopressin Lysyl, Brand name/Pitressin (Vasopressin)
Treatment
Drug Therapy - Indication
RX/Nitroglycerin/nitrates
Drug Dosage
DRUG/.$$$$$ Most Expensive
DRUG/Dose BID Medication
DRUG/Dose Bolus method/infusion rate (CONFIRM this)
DRUG/Dose in units
DRUG/Dose must be titrated to effect
DRUG/Dose special schedule/course
DRUG/Infusion option medication
DRUG/Injectable medication (parenteral)
DRUG/Intramuscular injection RX
DRUG/Intravenous administraton RX
DRUG/Orally ineffective drug
DRUG/Subcutaneous administration medication
Definition

Natural hormone vasopressin (ADH/Oxytocin); parenteral preparation

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