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Desmopressin

Also known as Ddavp, Stimate, and Minirin

Desmopressin (trade names: DDAVP, DesmoMelt, Stimate, Minirin) is a synthetic replacement for vasopressin, the hormone that reduces urine production. It may be taken nasally, intravenously, or as an oral or sublingual tablet. Physicians prescribe desmopressin most frequently for treatment of diabetes insipidus, bedwetting, or nocturia.

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DEA Class 2 meaning a high potential for abuse, less abuse potential than Schedule I drugs, with use potentially leading to severe psychological or physical dependence.

Estimated Total Cost: $128.27 for an average of 28 days supply

What is it prescribed for?

Patients are most commonly prescribed desmopressin to treat attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (adhd), bedwetting, von willebrand disease, and diabetes insipidus.

What side effects are related?

Patients taking desmopressin most commonly experience side effects like headache, nosebleed, and abdominal pain.

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