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Clinical application of Vasopressin (2)

1) Esophageal variceal bleeding
2) Colonic diverticular bleeding

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Clinical application of Desmopressin (2)

Coagulopathy treatment in
1) Hemophilia A
2) von Willibrand's disease

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A.E. due to overdosage of Vasopressin agonist (2)

1) Hyponatremia
2) Seizures

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Vasopressin antagonist

Conivaptan

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Conivaptan clinical use

Patients with hyponatremia (due to elevated vasopressin)

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Conivaptan has high affinity for?

V1 and V2 receptors of ADH