Vasopressin antagonists: Pharmacotherapy for the treatment of heart failure.

@article{Reilly2010VasopressinAP,
  title={Vasopressin antagonists: Pharmacotherapy for the treatment of heart failure.},
  author={Timothy Andrew Reilly and Michelle R Schork},
  journal={The Annals of pharmacotherapy},
  year={2010},
  volume={44 4},
  pages={680-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate acute hemodynamic, short-term, and long-term effects of vasopressin antagonists in patients with heart failure (HF). DATA SOURCES Searches of the PubMed database (1966-February 2010) were conducted. Search terms included AVP receptor antagonist, CHF, tolvaptan, conivaptan, lixivaptan, HF, and hyponatremia. Manufacturers' prescribing information, manufacturer Web site searches, and searches made on www.clinicaltrials.gov were also included. STUDY SELECTION AND DATA… CONTINUE READING