Flashcards in Hypothalamic and Pituitary Pharmacology Deck (15):
Growth hormone (somatotrophin) is given to children with ______________.
poor growth due to Turner syndrome or Prader-Willi
In those with acromegaly who do not want surgery, ______________ are the preferred medical treatment.
Somatostatin activates a ______________ receptor.
In addition to antipsychotics, ___________ can also cause hyperprolactinemia.
ADH has two effects. Which one occurs at lower doses?
The antidiuretic effect occurs at lower doses. The vasopressor effect (on V1 receptors) occurs at higher doses.
All V2 antagonists end with the suffix __________.
In general, use of GH for "anti-aging" is associated with _______________.
minimal changes in body composition and increased risk of adverse effects; there is not much research on this, however
Dopamine agonists are not as effective as ___________ in treating gigantism.
ADH must be administered _______________.
parenterally (IV, IM, or intranasal)
Release of _________ can be inhibited by alcohol.
In someone with nephrogenic diabetes insipidus, thiazides cause ________________.
Growth hormone binds to what type of receptor?
You'll need to treat someone with ________ dwarfism with IGF-1 instead of Somatropin.
_____________ can cause increases in intracranial pressure.