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Ddavp Medication - Uses & Side Effects

desmopressin oral and injectable
Pronunciation: DEZ mo press in
Brand: DDAVP

Desmopressin (DDAVP®) is a man-made form of vasopressin such as antidiuretic hormone, or ADH. In the body, vasopressin maintain the balance amount of salt and water in your body. It also helps to prevent or control frequent urination, excessive thirst, and dehydration that are associated with decreased levels of vasopressin. It is also used to help stop frequent night-time urination.

Ddavp Dosage

  • For adults: If you are taking DDAVP Nasal Spray and Nose Drops, then the usual recommended dosage range is 0.1 to 0.4 milliliter daily.
  • If you are taking DAVP Tablets, then the usual starting dose for adults and children aged 4 and over is half of a 0.1-milligram tablet twice a day.
  • Take this medication exactly as it was prescribed for you. Do not take the medication in larger amounts, or take it for longer than recommended by your doctor.

Uses of Ddavp

  • Desmopressin nasal spray may also be used to treat a condition Known as chronic autonomic failure.
  • Desmopressin is used to treat hemophilia A, von Willebrand's disease (Type I), and cranial diabetes insipidus.

Side Effects of Ddavp

Before taken Ddavp medicine, you should discuss the side effects with your doctor.  If any develop or change in intensity, then you should inform your doctor as soon as possible. Because only your doctor can determine if it is safe for you to continue taking Ddavp. Side effects may include:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Chills
  • Depression
  • Inability to produce tears
  • Leg rash
  • Nostril pain
  • Rash
  • Stomach or intestinal upset
  • Swelling around the eyes
  • Weakness

Warnings and precautions before taking Ddavp

  • You should tell your doctor and pharmacist what prescription and nonprescription medications you are taking, especially carbamazepine, chlorpropamide, clofibrate, demeclocycline.
  • You should tell your doctor if you have or have ever had heart disease, high blood pressure, coronary artery disease, nose or sinus problems or surgery, or cystic fibrosis.
  • After taken this drug, you may feel drowsy. So you should not participate in any activities that requiring full alertness such as drive a car or operate machinery.
  • Do not take desmopressin without first talking to your doctor if you are pregnant.

Drug Interaction :-

If you are taking Ddavp with certain other drugs, then it may be increased, decreased, or altered the effects of medicine. So it is especially important to check with your doctor before combining Ddavp with the following:

  • Any drug used to increase blood pressure
  • Clofibrate (Atromid-S)
  • Glyburide (Micronase)
  • Epinephrine (EpiPen)
Overdose

After taken Ddavp if you feel that overdose is suspected, then you should contact with your doctor immediately. Because it may lead to another serious effect. Symptoms of a Ddavp overdose may include:

  • Abdominal cramps
  • Flushing
  • Headache
  • Nausea.


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