NDI does not always stop when the drug or other cause stops because the damage to the kidney may be permanent especially if the cause has been present for a long time.
Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus.
1. A chemical substance that affects the processes of the mind or body.
2. Any chemical compound used on or administered to humans or animals as an aid in the diagnosis, treatment, or prevention of disease or other abnormal condition, for the relief of pain or suffering, or to control or improve any physiologic or pathologic condition.
3. A substance used recreationally for its effects on the central nervous system, such as a narcotic; abuse may lead to dependence or addiction.
4. To administer a drug to.
One of a pair of vertebrate organs situated in the body cavity near the spinal column that excrete waste products of metabolism, in man are bean-shaped organs about 4-1/2 inches long lying behind the peritoneum in a mass of fatty tissue, and consist chiefly of nephrons by which urine is secreted, collected, and discharged into a main cavity whence it is conveyed by the ureter to the bladder.