Desmopressin Acetate
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Desmopressin Acetate?

(des moe PRES in)

• This medicine is used to prevent bedwetting in children.

• This medicine is used to decrease urine output.

• This medicine is used to treat hemophilia.

• This medicine is used to treat von Willebrand disease.

• This medicine is used to prevent and treat bleeding.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• If you have liver disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Follow healthcare provider's instructions about liquid intake and activity level.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Avoid alcohol (includes wine, beer, and liquor).

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Headache.

• Belly pain.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

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