aquaretics


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aquaretics

drugs that bind to vasopressin receptors in the renal collecting duct promoting excretion of solute-free water.
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M0002 is an orally-active selective vasopressin 2 receptor antagonist and a member of a new class of compounds, known as aquaretics, which inhibit water reabsorption from the renal collecting duct.
M0002 is a selective vasopressin 2 receptor antagonist and is a member of a new class of compounds - aquaretics - that produce significant diuresis without the loss of electrolytes.