Drugs Causing Lowering of Sodium
A number of drugs like diuretics, antidepressants, antipsychotics and antiepileptic drugs can cause lowering of sodium level or hyponatremia as a side effect. Hyponatremia is defined as a decrease in the serum sodium concentration to a level below 136 mmol per liter. Whereas hypernatremia always denotes. Mirtazapine is not FDA-approved for the treatment of depression in adolescents or children; safety and efficacy are not established as 2 randomized, double.
Hyponatremia — NEJM
Many drugs can lower your blood sodium levels or hyponatremia. Low blood sodium symptoms are associated with salt level in blood and causes of hyponatremia. Torsemide is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to this drug. The torsemide prescribing information specifies sulfonylurea. Snapshot A 56-year-old man is brought to the emergency department by his son due to mild confusion and shortness of breath. Prior to symptom develop he.
The Syndrome of Inappropriate
Clinical Practice. The Syndrome of Inappropriate Antidiuresis. David H. Ellison, M. D. and Tomas Berl, M. D. N Engl J Med 2007; 364-2072 May 17, 2007. Hyponatremia can also be seen in hypovolemic disorders where solute and water losses e.g. diarrhea result in hemodynamically mediated ADH release.