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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   1

Issue No. :  4

Year :  2008

Pages :   324-327

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Nocturia: Prevalence and Therapeutic Strategies

Address:   Ravindra Pandey1, Vishal Jain1, Amber Vyas1, SS Shukla1 and Tripti Jain2
1Institute of Pharmacy, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur C.G
2Rungata Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Bhilai C.G.
*Corresponding Author

Nocturia, is the most troublesome lower urinary tract symptoms Nocturia affects the patients by various ways with respect to quality of life, sleep patterns and increased mortality. Overproduction of urine at night time is the main cause of Nocturia because of the decreased secretion of anti-diuretic hormone (arginine vasopressin) also called (AVP).various treatment available for the treatment of nocturia such as anticholinergics and vasopressin analogues. Desmopressin is a synthetic replacement for anti-diuretic hormone, the hormone that reduces urine production during sleep. It may be taken nasally, intravenously or as a pill.
Nocturia, Overproduction of urine at night.
Ravindra Pandey, Vishal Jain, Amber Vyas, SS Shukla, Tripti Jain. Nocturia: Prevalence and Therapeutic Strategies. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 1(4): Oct.-Dec. 2008;Page 324-327.
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