Desmopressin Solution For Injection 4Mcg Drug Medication Dosage Information
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Desmopressin: Solution for injection (4mcg)

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What is this Medicine?

DESMOPRESSIN (des moe PRESS in) is a man made hormone. It is used to treat or prevent bleeding in patients with Hemophilia A and von Willebrand's Disease. This medicine is also used to reduce urine production in patients with diabetes insipidus.

Similar Brand Name Drugs : DDAVP: Solution for injection (4mcg)
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Desmopressin Acetate 40mcg/10ml Solution for Injection

NDC: 627560529
  • Prescription Required
  • Not a Controlled Drug
    (CSA Schedule)
  • FDA Approved




FDA approved for the following conditions:
Surgical Bleeding, Hemarthrosis, Bleeding Prophylaxis, Diabetes Insipidus, Hemophilia A, Von Willebrand's Disease, Hemorrhage

Sometimes used for but not FDA approved for the following conditions:
Uremic Bleeding, Cardiopulmonary Bypass

Storage Information
Refrigerate (between 36 and 46 degrees F)
Protect from light
Store in carton
Desmopressin Acetate 40mcg/10ml Solution for Injection

Reported Side Effects for Desmopressin Acetate 40mcg/10ml Solution for Injection

Lightheadedness Incidence:
<3.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
Anaphylactoid Reactions Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Severe Allergy Incidence:
<1.0%*
Severity: SEVERE
Onset: RAPID
Headache Incidence:
2.0-5.0%*
Severity: MILD
Onset: EARLY
*This is an approximate aggregated range of reported side effects from clinical studies performed on this drug. Your experience with this drug may be different.
Daily Life Interactions for Desmopressin Acetate 40mcg/10ml Solution for Injection

Elements of your daily lifestyle may have an effect on the medications you are taking. Drug interactions can result in unwanted side effects, reduce the effectiveness of your medicine or possibly increase the action of a particular medicine.

Minor Lifestyle Interaction
Alcohol and Desmopressin Acetate 40mcg/10ml Solution for Injection(Desmopressin Acetate)
Alcohol and Desmopressin Acetate(Desmopressin Acetate)
Avoid alcohol-containing drinks while taking Desmopressin. Alcohol may work against the beneficial actions of Desmopressin (Desmopressin usually works to decrease urination).
Pregnancy & Lactation Information
FIRST Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

SECOND Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

THIRD Trimester

Class B - Animal studies have revealed no evidence of harm to the fetus, however, there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women. OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Lactation

Compatible - This drug is generally safe to take by nursing mothers.


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