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Antidiuretic hormone

Antidiuretic hormone

Antidiuretic hormone: The antidiuretic hormone is a test that measures the blood level of antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin), which is produced in the hypothalamus and regulates water retention.

Antidiuretic hormone: Other Names

Other names for Antidiuretic hormone include:

Diseases Associated with Antidiuretic hormone

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Descriptions of Antidiuretic hormone

Antidiuretic hormone: A synthetic analog of the pituitary hormone, ARGIPRESSIN. Its action is mediated by the vasopressin receptor V2. It has prolonged antidiuretic activity, but little pressor effects. It also modulates levels of circulating FACTOR VIII and VON WILLEBRAND FACTOR.
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Basic Information: Antidiuretic hormone

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