lypressin

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lypressin

 [li-pres´in]
a synthetic preparation of lysine vasopressin, used as an antidiuretic and vasoconstrictor to treat central diabetes insipidus when desmopressin is too potent; administered by intranasal spray.

ly·pres·sin

(līpres'in),
Vasopressin-containing lysine in position 8; an antidiuretic and vasopressor hormone.

lypressin

/ly·pres·sin/ (li-pres´in) a synthetic preparation of lysine vasopressin, used as an antidiuretic and vasoconstrictor in the treatment of central diabetes insipidus.

ly·pres·sin

(lī-pres'in)
An antidiuretic and vasopressor hormone.

lypressin

(līpres´in),
n brand name: Diapid;
drug class: pituitary hormone;
action: promotes reabsorption of water by action on collecting ducts in kidney; decreases urine excretion;
uses: nonnephrogenic diabetes insipidus.

lypressin

a synthetic preparation of lysine vasopressin used as an antidiuretic and vasoconstrictor in the treatment of diabetes insipidus due to deficiency of endogenous posterior pituitary antidiuretic hormone (vasopressin).