Vasopressin Injection 20 & 40 IU is used to control the frequent urination, increased thirst, and loss of water caused by diabetes insipidus. This is a condition that causes the body to lose too much water and become dehydrated. Vasopressin injection is also used to prevent and treat abdominal or stomach distension that occurs after surgery. It is also used in abdominal or stomach roentgenography.
There are many generic manufacturers in India who manufacture Vasopressin Injection 20 & 40 IU
This medication is a hormone, prescribed for diabetes insipidus, and control of variceal bleeding. It regulates the bodys retention of water by acting to increase water absorption in the collecting ducts of the kidney. It exerts direct antidiuretic action on the kidneys by increasing tubular reabsorption of water. Vasopressin also acts by constricting the peripheral blood vessels and causes the smooth muscle of the intestine, gall bladder and urinary bladder to contract. It comes as a solution for injection to be administered by a healthcare provider into the vein, muscle or under the skin.
• Antidiuretics, Haemostatics