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Vasopressin (Systemic)

Brand Names : Pitressin, Pressyn

Description and Brand Names | Before Using | Proper Use | Side Effects

  • Antidiuretic, central diabetes insipidus
  • Diagnostic aid, diabetes insipidus
  • Pituitary, posterior, hormone

Vasopressin (vay-soe-PRESS-in) is a hormone naturally produced by your body. It is necessary to maintain good health. Lack of vasopressin causes your body to lose too much water.

Vasopressin is used to control the frequent urination, increased thirst, and loss of water associated with diabetes insipidus (water diabetes).

Vasopressin also may be used for other conditions as determined by your doctor.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription, in the following dosage form:

  • Injection (U.S. and Canada)

Brand Names

Some commonly used brand names are:

In the U.S. -

  • Pitressin

In Canada -

  • Pitressin
  • Pressyn

Generic name product may be available in the U.S.


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Vasopressin: Before Using

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