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Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus


Is a Disease or Syndrome.

"A genetic or acquired polyuric disorder characterized by persistent hypotonic urine and HYPOKALEMIA. This condition is due to renal tubular insensitivity to VASOPRESSIN and failure to reduce urine volume. It may be the result of mutations of genes encoding VASOPRESSIN RECEPTORS or aquaporin-2 (AQUAPORINS); KIDNEY DISEASES; adverse drug effects; or complications from PREGNANCY."

Related Topics

The following medical topics are often discussed with Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus on the web pages we have analyzed and so may be medically related. Click on the symbol to show the web page linking the two topics.

The following genes (and their mutations) are connected to this condition:
AVPR2
AVPR2
AQP2

Related Medication
The following information has been extracted from US Food and Drug Administration databases. It shows drugs which may be used to treat this condition, and those drugs whose use may be dangerous with this condition. This is informational only. You must consult a physician for your particular case. You may click on a listed drug for further information.

The following medications may be indicated for this condition

DDAVP
DDAVP
Desmopressin Acetate
Desmopressin Acetate
Desmopressin Acetate
Desmopressin Acetate

The following medications may be hazardous when used with this condition

LITHIUM CARBONATE
LITHIUM CITRATE
Lithane
Lithium Carbonate
Lithium Carbonate
Lithium Carbonate Extended Release

This web-site is for informational purposes only and is not intended as a substitute for advice from your doctor. It should not to be used for self-diagnosis or treatment.