What is desmopressin acetate used for?

What is desmopressin acetate used for?

Desmopressin is a man-made form of vasopressin and is used to replace a low level of vasopressin. This medication helps to control increased thirst and too much urination due to these conditions, and helps prevent dehydration. Desmopressin is also used to control nighttime bedwetting in children.

What is desmopressin injection used for?

Desmopressin injection is used to treat bleeding in patients with hemophilia A or von Willebrand disease (Type I). It is also used to treat central cranial diabetes insipidus. This is a condition that causes the body to lose too much fluid and become dehydrated.

What is the brand name for desmopressin?

Noctivaâ„¢ nasal spray is used to treat nocturnal polyuria in adults who awaken two or more times to urinate at night. Nocturnal polyuria is a condition where your body makes too much urine at night.

Can desmopressin cause seizures?

Dec. 4, 2007 — The FDA today warned that some patients taking the drug desmopressin, including children who take desmopressin to stop bed-wetting, may be at risk of seizures and death. The FDA notes 61 postmarketing reports of seizures — including two deaths — in patients taking desmopressin.

Where do you inject desmopressin?

This medication is given by injection into a vein or under the skin by a health care professional. When this medication is used to control increased thirst and too much urination, it is usually given twice a day or as directed by your doctor.

Who manufactures desmopressin?

Ferring manufactures Stimate and CSL Behring distributes it.

Is desmopressin a controlled drug?

DDAVP 0.2 mg is not a controlled substance under the Controlled Substances Act (CSA).

Who shouldnt take desmopressin?

tell your doctor if you have or have ever had kidney disease or a low level of sodium in your blood. Your doctor will probably tell you not to take desmopressin. tell your doctor if you have or have ever had high blood pressure, any condition that causes you to be extremely thirsty, cystic fibrosis, or heart disease.