Pitressin OverviewVasopressin, also called antidiuretic hormone (ADH), arginine vasopressin (AVP) or argipressin, is a hormone synthesized as a peptide prohormone in neurons in the hypothalamus, and is converted to AVP. It then travels down the axon of that cell, which terminates in the posterior pituitary, and is released from vesicles into the circulation in response to extracellular fluid hypertonicity (hyperosmolality). AVP has two primary functions. First, it increases the amount of s...
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Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:
- Injection: 20unit/ml, 20units/ml
- Solution: 200units/10ml (20units/ml), 20units/ml (20units/ml), 40units/100ml (0.4units/ml), 60units/100ml (0.6units/ml)
NDC Database Records for Pitressin: (2 results)Sorted by National Drug Code
- 42023-117 Pitressin 20 [usp'u]/Ml Intramuscular; Subcutaneous Injection by Jhp Pharmaceuticals LLC
- 55154-5925 Pitressin 20 [usp'u]/Ml Intramuscular; Subcutaneous Injection by Cardinal Health