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Dr. Roland Talanow
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Adh (Overview)

ADH is a gastroenterology drug.


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What is adhs (vasopressin)? I seen it on an answer pertaining to weight loss problems

What is adhs (vasopressin)? I seen it on an answer pertaining to weight loss problems

Snake oil: It is one of many unregulated, un tested, and non-sensical agents sold for the purpose of weight loss. Its claim is adrenal regulation, but there are no ingredients in it to do that; if there were, it would be only used for specific syndromes managed under the care of an endocrinologist. Ask your doctor about a diet and exercise program. ...Read more

Dr. Roland Talanow
105 Doctors shared insights

Adh (Overview)

ADH is a gastroenterology drug.


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What exactly is atypical ductal hyperplasia (adh)?

What exactly is atypical ductal hyperplasia (adh)?

Breast cancer marker: ADH (vasopressin) is an abnormal proliferation of breast duct cells that is benign but is associated with present or future breast cancer. ADH (vasopressin) is suspected on mammograms with microcalcifications and is diagnosed on needle biopsy and usually requires surgical excision. About 30% of excisions for ADH (vasopressin) will show cancer. For the other 70% of women the risk of developing breast cancer over the next 8 years is 3.7%. ...Read more

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What does an increased ADH (vasopressin) cause?

What does an increased ADH (vasopressin) cause?

Low sodium: ADH (vasopressin) is anti-diuretic hormone which causes your body to retain free water. When you have too much of it, your body retains too much free water and "dilutes" out the sodium content in your blood which will cause the level to drop. Low sodium in the blood can be very detrimental to your health. ...Read more

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Why would I be prescribed ADH / vasopressin?

Why would I be prescribed ADH / vasopressin?

Bedwetting or: To increase platelet release or for a pituitary gland issue. ...Read more

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Is it safe to take methotrexate (for ra) with tamoxifen (chemoprevention for adh)?

Is it safe to take methotrexate (for ra) with tamoxifen (chemoprevention for adh)?

Yes, but: Both are powerful, potentially dangerous drugs that should be monitored by physicians expert in their use. The major problem in mixing them is in white cell production and liver inflammation. Please follow your doctor's instructions carefully, and report any unusual symptoms to her/him. The benefit to risk ratio is a constant assessment doctors make when prescribing any medication (s). ...Read more

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I complete tamoxifen therapy (chemoprevention for adh) on 1 jan. Should I wait til then to start methotrexate (recently diagnosed with ra)?

I complete tamoxifen therapy (chemoprevention for adh) on 1 jan. Should I wait til then to start methotrexate (recently diagnosed with ra)?

Don't have to wait: There is no significant interaction between tamoxifen and methotrexate, so you can start any time. Methotrexate is a disease-modifying agent and takes couple of months to work, thus starting earlier is better, for most cases. It is only a month and a half before completing tamoxifen, so it is not that long of a wait if you so choose. I would advise informing your doc of your concern. Good luck. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between ADH (vasopressin) and aqp2 in urinary system?

What is the relationship between ADH (vasopressin) and aqp2 in urinary system?

Signal-response.: Adh, or vasopressin, is a hormone released by the posterior pituitary gland when the body wishes to conserve water. Aquaporin 2 (aqp2) channels in the kidney are activated by adh, which reabsorb water back into the bloodstream, concentrating and decreasing the volume of urine. Mutations in aqp2 can lead to diabetes insipidus, where large volumes of urine are released. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ADH (vasopressin) overdose?

What is the treatment for ADH (vasopressin) overdose?

ADH (vasopressin): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 10 (4 reports): more effective for people 40-49 years old
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 (3 reports): more effective for females 20-29 years old
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 5 (4 reports): more effective for males 20-29 years old
concerta (4 reports): more effective for females 10-19 years old
vyvanse (10 reports): more effective for females 20-29 years old. ...Read more

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How would too much ADH (vasopressin) production increase blood pressure?

How would too much ADH (vasopressin) production increase blood pressure?

ADH (vasopressin) stands for: Anti diuretic hormone. The more fluid in the system, the higher the pressure will be. ...Read more

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Why would I be prescribed ADH / vasopressin?

Bedwetting or: To increase platelet release or for a pituitary gland issue. ...Read more

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What does an increased ADH (vasopressin) cause?

Low sodium: ADH (vasopressin) is anti-diuretic hormone which causes your body to retain free water. When you have too much of it, your body retains too much free water and "dilutes" out the sodium content in your blood which will cause the level to drop. Low sodium in the blood can be very detrimental to your health. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: ADH (vasopressin) overdose?

Seek Med help if OD: Dear htreference, An OD of ADH can result in excess water retention that can cause electrolyte abnormalities, especially low sodium (hyponatremia) that can be dangerous. Symptoms of too much ADH can include, but not limited to headache, drowsiness, weakness, pale skin, nausea, and stomach pain. A good resource to consider for questions-https://www. Poisonhelp. Hrsa. Gov/the-poison-help-line/ ...Read more

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Does caffeine inhibit adh (vasopressin)?

Does caffeine inhibit adh (vasopressin)?

Not really.: While caffeine may affect kidney blood flow, resulting in some adjustment in fluid balance indirectly, caffeine does not directly affect ADH (vasopressin) levels to any significant degree ...Read more

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How is ADH (vasopressin) transported in the blood?

It is a: Protein that is readily transported through bye blood stream like any other. There are no carrier proteins needed. ...Read more

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How does ADH (vasopressin) cause hyponatremia?

ADH (vasopressin): Antidiuretic hormone prevents diuresis which causes fluid retention which causes dilution of electrolytes, including sodium, hence low level. ...Read more

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What exactly is atypical ductal hyperplasia (adh)?

Breast cancer marker: ADH (vasopressin) is an abnormal proliferation of breast duct cells that is benign but is associated with present or future breast cancer. ADH (vasopressin) is suspected on mammograms with microcalcifications and is diagnosed on needle biopsy and usually requires surgical excision. About 30% of excisions for ADH (vasopressin) will show cancer. For the other 70% of women the risk of developing breast cancer over the next 8 years is 3.7%. ...Read more

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Where are ADH (vasopressin) and oxytocin produced?

ADH (vasopressin) & Oxytocin: Both are produced in hypothalamus and stored in the posterior pituitary gland. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for ADH (vasopressin) overdose?

ADH (vasopressin): Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 10 (4 reports): more effective for people 40-49 years old
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 30 (3 reports): more effective for females 20-29 years old
Adderall (dextroamphetamine and racemic amphetamine) 5 (4 reports): more effective for males 20-29 years old
concerta (4 reports): more effective for females 10-19 years old
vyvanse (10 reports): more effective for females 20-29 years old. ...Read more

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What place is ADH (vasopressin) and oxytocin produced?

Pituitary: Hi. ADH (vasopressin) & oxytocin are made in neurons in the hypothalamus and travel down the axons in the pituitary stalk to the posterior pituitary where they are stored until they're released. ...Read more

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Please explain where is ADH (vasopressin) and oxytocin produced?

Please explain where is ADH (vasopressin) and oxytocin produced?

Pituitary: Hi. ADH (vasopressin) & oxytocin are made in neurons in the hypothalamus and travel down the axons in the pituitary stalk to the posterior pituitary where they are stored until they're released. They're referred to as "posterior pituitary hormones", but they're made in the hypothalamus and only stored and released from the posterior pituitary. ...Read more

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How does ADH (vasopressin) stimulate water reabsorption in the kidney?

How does ADH (vasopressin) stimulate water reabsorption in the kidney?

Distal channels: Anti diuretic hormone promotes water absorption in the distal kidney by opening channels there. It requires an adequate hyper tonicityof the medulla which can be impaired by loop diuretic use. ...Read more

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Would secretion of ADH (vasopressin) be a normal response to hypotension?

Would secretion of ADH (vasopressin) be a normal response to hypotension?

YES: The major stimuli to ADH (vasopressin) secretion are hyperosmolality and effective circulating volume depletion (hypotension). ...Read more

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What is the function of ADH (vasopressin) in regulating osmolarity in the blood?

What is the function of ADH (vasopressin) in regulating osmolarity in the blood?

Kidney and water: Hi. ADH (vasopressin) prevents the kidney from putting water out in the urine (a graded dose-response). If solutes in the blood are becoming too high a concentration, ADH (vasopressin) is secreted and makes the kidney put water from the kidney filtrate back into the blood, which dilutes out the solutes and brings down the osmolarity. Falling osmolarity suppresses ADH (vasopressin) secretion. The waltz goes on. ...Read more

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Why is there a hypersecretion of ADH (vasopressin) with children with meningitis?

Why is there a hypersecretion of ADH (vasopressin) with children with meningitis?

Not a clear answer: From amini and schmidt, who looked at ADH (vasopressin) secretion after spine surgery, "the mechanism by which CNS disorders
cause SIADH (vasopressin) is not well understood. Most authors hypothesize that injury to the CNS disrupts or alters the osmoregulation of ADH (vasopressin) release by the neurohypophysis, stimulating inappropriate release of adh (vasopressin).". ...Read more

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What is adhs (vasopressin)? I seen it on an answer pertaining to weight loss problems

Snake oil: It is one of many unregulated, un tested, and non-sensical agents sold for the purpose of weight loss. Its claim is adrenal regulation, but there are no ingredients in it to do that; if there were, it would be only used for specific syndromes managed under the care of an endocrinologist. Ask your doctor about a diet and exercise program. ...Read more

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Besides poor ADH (vasopressin) production, what makes urination more frequent at night?

Nocturia: Hi. How many times do you get up to pee on an average night? Diabetes insipidus (poor ADH (vasopressin) production or function) is a very uncommon cause of nocturia. The most common is drinking a lot in the evening. Diabetes mellitus is also a common cause of nocturia. Congestive heart failure or any cause of lower extremity edema where the kidneys still work will cause nocturia. ...Read more

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What hormone inhibits the secretion of adh (vasopressin)? And what situations override the release of this inhibiting hormone?

ADH (vasopressin) secretion: ADH (vasopressin) is mostly controlled by plasma osmolality and plasma volume. Diabetes insipidus occurs when ADH (vasopressin) is not secreted (head trauma, pituitary tumor) or when the kidney does not respond to it (nephrogenic di). Ethanol inhibits adh, (vasopressin) as does atrial naturetic protein, but these are lesser influences than osmolality and volume. ...Read more

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