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Vasopressin

In the US, Vasopressin (vasopressin systemic) is a member of the drug class antidiuretic hormones and is used to treat Abdominal Distension Prior to Abdominal X-ray, Asystole, Diabetes Insipidus, Esophageal Varices with Bleeding, Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage, Postoperative Gas Pains, Ventricular Fibrillation and Ventricular Tachycardia.

US matches:

Scheme

USP

ATC (Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical Classification)

H01BA01

CAS registry number (Chemical Abstracts Service)

0011000-17-2

Chemical Formula

C46-H65-N15-O12-S2

Molecular Weight

1084

Therapeutic Category

Posterior pituitary hormone: Antidiuretic hormone, ADH

Chemical Name

Vasopreβin

Foreign Names

Generic Names

  • Vasopressina (OS: DCIT)
  • Vasopressine (OS: DCF)
  • Antidiuretin (IS)
  • Vasotan (IS)
  • Vasopressin (PH: USP 38)
  • Vasopressin Injection (PH: BP 1980, JP XVI)
  • Vasopressina-Adiuretina preparazione iniettabile (PH: F.U. VIII)
  • Vasopressini injectio (PH: Ph. Int. 2)
  • vasopressini, Iniectabile (PH: Ph. Helv. VI)

Brand Names

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Glossary

TermDefinition
DCFDénomination Commune Française
DCITDenominazione Comune Italiana
ISInofficial Synonym
OSOfficial Synonym
PHPharmacopoeia Name
USPPharmacopoeia of the United States

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