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DIABETES INSIPIDUS (DI)

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Central diabetes insipidus (CDI)
Caused by ADH deficiency
Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus (NDI)
Caused by impaired responsiveness of the kidney to ADH
Desmopressin, DDAVP (1-desamino-8-D arginine vasopressin)
synthetic ADH analog
drug of choice for CDI in dogs and cats
Desmopressin
useful in both CDI and NDI
Restricted sodium chloride intake
NDI Drug of choice
Thiazide diuretic