What are the vasoconstrictor effects of arginine vasopressin (AVP) in patients with diabetes insipidus (DI)?

Updated: Mar 18, 2020
  • Author: Romesh Khardori, MD, PhD, FACP; Chief Editor: George T Griffing, MD  more...
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The vasoconstrictor effect of AVP is negligible in humans. No clinically significant defects in blood pressure regulation or cortisol secretion are apparent in patients with DI.


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