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Pituitrin (pitoo´ətrin),

n.pr brand name for an extract of the posterior lobe of the pituitary gland.

pituitrin

an extract of bovine pituitary gland containing oxytocin and vasopressin, now displaced by preparations containing only one of the hormones.
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KEY WORDS: Delayed encephalopathy Hyponatremia Pituitrin
Pituitrin which has been proven effective for the treatment of hemorrhagic disease contains antidiuretic hormone and oxytocin.
3 We herein report the case of a patient who suffered from late onset encephalopathy caused by vasoconstriction as well as hyponatremia following the use of pituitrin and also investigate the possible pathogenesis.
Shanghai, China), pituitrin injection from Nanjing Xinbai Pharmaceutical Co.
Sixty male mice were randomly divided into 6 groups and administrated drug as the previous paragraph, 1 h after administrated drug last time, the saline group were injected saline, others intraperitoneally injected pituitrin (20 U/kg), after 20 min, the blood were taken out to be centrifuged at 2500 rpm, CK, LDH vigour and MDA content of the supernatant were determined, the hearts were taken away and prepared to tissue homogen, MDA, [Ca.