9 Dec 2009
DDAVP (desmopressin) is a man-made form of a hormone that occurs naturally in the pituitary gland. This hormone is important for many functions including blood flow, blood pressure, kidney function, and regulating how the body uses water.
It is a synthetic analogue of the natural pituitary hormone 8-arginine vasopressin (ADH), an antidiuretic hormone affecting renal water conservation.
The effect it has on water regulation, kidney function and blood pressure is the reason it causes weight gain.
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