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VASMED 20IU/1ML INJECTION

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Rs.180.87for 1 vial(s) (1 ML injection each)
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Composition FOR VASMED 20iu/1ml injection

Vasopressin(20iu/1ml)

food interaction for VASMED injection

alcohol interaction for VASMED injection

pregnancy interaction for VASMED injection

lactation interaction for VASMED injection

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alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Vasmed 20iu/1ml injection at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Vasmed 20iu/1ml injection may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR VASMED 20iu/1ml injection

Vasopressin(20iu/1ml)

Vasmed injection uses

Vasmed 20iu/1ml injection is used in the treatment of central diabetes insipidus and bed-wetting.

How vasmed injection works

Vasmed 20iu/1ml injection have the same structure as that of the natural hormone vasopressin. Vasopressin lowers the amount of urine and bleeding by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels which, in turn, prevents the loss of water from the body.

Common side effects of vasmed injection

Headache, Slow heart rate, Abdominal cramp, Pale skin, Increased blood pressure, Stomach pain, Diarrhoea

SUBSTITUTES FOR VASMED injection

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Expert advice FOR VASMED injection

• Do not consume alcohol while taking vasopressin as it may worsen the side effects.
• Take precautions if you have certain with heart disorders as taking vasopressin may worsen the condition.  
• Inform your doctor if you have seizure, migraine, asthma, heart failure, vascular disease, angina pectoris, coronary thrombosis, renal disease.
• Tell your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breastfeeding.
• Should not be given to patients allergic to vasopressin or any of its ingredients.
• Should not be given to patient with vascular diseases especially coronary artery disorders.
• Should not be given to patient with chronic nephritis (inflammation of the kidney leading to kidney function impairment) if reasonable nitrogen concentrations are not attained.

Frequently asked questions FOR VASMED 20iu/1ml injection

Vasopressin

Q. Does vasopressin cause vasoconstriction?
Yes. Vasopressin has action on certain blood vessels and causes vasoconstriction, which results in increase in blood pressure.
Q. Is vasopressin a peptide/ ADH?
Vasopressin is also known as antidiuretic hormone (ADH) which is a peptide hormone secreted by the pituitary gland
Q. Does vasopressin increase urine output?
No, vasopressin decreases urine output by acting on certain receptors in the kidney.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)