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DIABETES INSIPIDUS
Diabetes insipidus is a polyuric disease characterized by excretion of a large volume of hypotonic urine and hypernatremia. It is due to the absence of antidiuretic hormone.
Central (hypothalamic or neurohypophyseal) diabetes insipidus is the inability to secrete & produce vasopressin in the neurohypophyseal system. It is due to damage to the pituitary gland & hypothalamus, may be due to diseases, head injuries, neurosurgery, infection or genetic or autoimmune disorders.
In nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, there is inappropriate renal response to vasopressin. Kidney function may be impaired by drugs & by chronic disorders like polycystic kidney disease, sickle cell disease, kidney failure, partial ureteral block, hypokalemia, hypocalcemia, low protein diet & genetic disorders.
Primary polydipsia have abnormal increase in fluid intake.

Diabetes Insipidus Drug Information

Drug Information

Indication: HTN for patients in whom combination therapy is appropriate. Reduce the risk of stroke in patients w/ HTN &...

Indication: HTN for patients in whom combination therapy is appropriate. Reduce the risk of stroke in patients w/ HTN &...

Indication: Essential HTN when BP is inadequately controlled by monotherapy w/ telmisartan.

Indication: 2nd-line treatment of HTN in patients whose BP is inadequately controlled by monotherapy.

Exforge HCT
amlodipine + hydrochlorothiazide + valsartan

Indication: Essential HTN.

Indication: HTN. Reduce risk of stroke in patients w/ HTN & left ventricular hypertrophy.

Indication: Essential HTN in patients whose BP is inadequately controlled by olmesartan medoxomil or hydrochlorothiazide a...

Indication: Epilepsy (except absence & myoclonic seizures). Acute mania. Maintenance for bipolar affective disorders t...

Indication: HTN. Reduce risk of stroke in patients w/ HTN & left ventricular hypertrophy.

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