Latest Serum sodium Stories

2010-09-22 13:49:18

Hyponatremia may lead to neurological complications A new study published in the October issue of the journal Hepatology found that patients with severe portal-hypertensive bleeding who are treated with terlipressin may experience an acute reduction of sodium in their blood. This reduction in serum sodium, known as hyponatremia, can cause adverse reactions such as neurological complications, and is rapidly reversible upon terlipressin withdrawal. Researchers suggest that serum sodium should...

2009-05-21 12:51:00

Once-Daily SAMSCA Increases Serum Sodium Levels Through Increase in Free Water Clearance TOKYO and PRINCETON, N.J., May 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (OPC) and Otsuka Pharmaceutical Development and Commercialization, Inc. (OPDC) announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved SAMSCA(TM) (tolvaptan) as the only oral selective vasopressin antagonist for the treatment of patients with clinically significant hypervolemic and euvolemic...

2007-07-04 18:19:37

By Uras, Nurdan Karadag, Ahmet; Dogan, Guzide; Tonbul, Alparslan; Tatli, M Mansur Abstract Objectives. This study was carried out to assess the incidence, presenting complaints, risk factors, and methods for prevention of hypematremic dehydration among term and near-term breastfeeding infants. Methods. We retrospectively evaluated term and near-term (>/=35 weeks of gestation) neonates admitted to our neonatology department, during a four-year period with serum sodium concentrations of...

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