DESMOPRESSIN 0.1 MG/ML SPRAY - NASAL
Common Brand Name(s): DDAVP
Phonetic Pronunciation: (dess-mow-PRESS-in)
Information last revised May 2010
What does DESMOPRESSIN .1MG/ML SPRAY-NAS look like?
DDAVP 10 mcg/spray (0.1 mL) Nasal Spray Aerosol
desmopressin 10 mcg/spray (0.1 mL) Nasal Spray (non-refrigerated)
Desmopressin is used to control the amount of urine your kidneys make. Normally, the amount of urine you make is controlled by a certain substance in the body called vasopressin. In people who have "water diabetes" (diabetes insipidus) or certain kinds of head injury or brain surgery, the body does not make enough vasopressin. 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 products applied in the nose are no longer indicated to control nighttime bedwetting in children because of the increased risk of developing a serious side effect (a low level of sodium in the blood).
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