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Flashcards in Diabetic Drugs Deck (5):
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Central diabetes insipidus

Lack of ADH for vasopressin – give them a synthetic analog of ADH
Desmopressin is the drug of choice to treat central diabetes insipidus

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Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus

There is ADH secreted but the receptors are resistant – thiazide diuretics are the drug of choice

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Desmopressin-receptor and uses?

Acts on the V2 receptors used in the treatment of central diabetes insipidus

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ADH (vasopressin)-receptor and uses?

Stimulates reabsorption of water in the distal tubule and collecting duct but short duration of action

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Definition of Diabetes mellitus

Metabolic disease due to insufficiency of insulin or insulin receptor resistance - type one or type two