What is the Generic Name for Pitressin?
What is the Trade Name for Vasopressin?
What are the Indications of Vasopressin (Pitressin)?
- Management of diabetes insipidus
- VT/VF unresponsive to initial shock
- GI hemorrhage
What are the Actions of Vasopressin (Pitressin)?
Increases water permeability of the kidney’s collecting duct and distal convoluted tubule leading to water retention, also increases peripheral vascular resistance leading to increased BP
What is the Therapeutic Class of Vasopressin (Pitressin)?
What is the Pharmacologic Class of Vasopressin (Pitressin)?
Date Published - Oct 12, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 21, 2019