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Brain Natriuretic Peptide (Natrecor) Summary

Description: A PEPTIDE that is secreted by the BRAIN and the HEART ATRIA, stored mainly in cardiac ventricular MYOCARDIUM. It can cause NATRIURESIS; DIURESIS; VASODILATION; and inhibits secretion of RENIN and ALDOSTERONE. It improves heart function. It contains 32 AMINO ACIDS.

Also Known As: Natrecor; Nesiritide; Peptide, Brain Natriuretic; Natriuretic Peptide, Brain; B-Type Natriuretic Peptide Show All >>

Networked: 5391 relevant articles (230 outcomes, 899 trials/studies) for this Drug

Key Diseases for which Brain Natriuretic Peptide is Relevant

  1. Heart Failure : 125 outcomes 369 studies in 2186 results
  2. Dyspnea (Shortness of Breath) : 25 outcomes 54 studies in 226 results
  3. Body Weight (Weight, Body) : 9 outcomes 3 studies in 63 results
  4. Myocardial Infarction : 8 outcomes 56 studies in 307 results
  5. Heart Diseases (Heart Disease) : 8 outcomes 21 studies in 200 results
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Drugs Related to Brain Natriuretic Peptide

  1. pro-brain natriuretic peptide (1-76)
  2. Brain Natriuretic Peptide (Natrecor)
  3. Biological Markers (Surrogate Marker)
  4. Messenger RNA (mRNA)
  5. Atrial Natriuretic Factor (ANF)
  6. C-Reactive Protein
  7. Nitroglycerin (Dynamite)
  8. Dobutamine
  9. Creatinine
  10. Troponin
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Therapies Related to Brain Natriuretic Peptide

  1. Cardiac Resynchronization Therapy
  2. Cell Transplantation
  3. Renal Dialysis (Hemodialysis)
  4. Intensive Care (Surgical Intensive Care)
  5. Resuscitation
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