Keita Hirai

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The long-term efficacy of tolvaptan, a vasopressin V2 receptor antagonist, has been reported. However, the safety of long-term treatment remains to be fully elucidated. We assessed the safety profile of tolvaptan with respect to hypernatremia. This retrospective study included 371 patients treated with tolvaptan. Risk factors for hypernatremia (serum sodium(More)
Lamotrigine (LTG) is used to treat epilepsy. The variability of LTG pharmacokinetics among individuals may be attributed to polymorphisms in the genes of uridine diphosphate glucuronosyltransferases (UGTs) 1A4 and UGT2B7 and/or combination with other drugs. In this study, we evaluated the association between LTG concentrations and patient characteristics(More)