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Posted 16 Mar 2012 by • 4 answers
My 12yr old son is taking desmopressin for bedwetting. He has been on it for almost a year. He is taking 3 tablets@.02mg/night. He was taking 2 tablets, but it wasn't working. Now his dr. has upped his prescription to 3tablets/night. I am worried that this might be too high of a dosage for a ...
Posted 7 Feb 2013 by • 2 answers
Taking DDAVP through rhinal tube for "possible" diabetes insipidus... I void way more urine (2 to 3x as much) than I drink fluids/eat watery foods, and void frequently (also under treatment for OAB). DDAVP slows down the frequency/volume but after a few days on it, my blood pressure ...
Posted 24 Jan 2014 by • 2 answers
Hi, I have DI and I was wondering if I can get drunk? I've consumed smaller amounts of alcohol, knowing it can mess with my desmopression, but it's had no effect. I've heard that if you have DI you are either extremely sensitive to alcohol or not bothered at all. Any help is ...
Posted 4 Aug 2016 by • 3 answers
Been on nasal spray, .01%, for 27 years with no problems & was prescribed pill form of 0.2 and told to split them in half, take one at night. My question is will a half pill give me 24 hrs protection, when I previously took one spray twice a day. The pills don't come in lighter dosage, am ...
Posted 28 Aug 2018 by • 2 answers
I was diagnosed about a year ago with idiopathic Central DI. Initially I was taking 3 doses of 0.1mg per day manage. Each does lasting around 8 hours or so. About 7 months ago the duration dropped off and I required 0.2mg per dose to last about 8 hours. My endocrinologist said this was normal and ...
Posted 2 May 2012 by • 1 answer
I am trying to take desmopressin or DDAVP, for Diabetes Insipidus. Only on half recomended dose,as I cannot take the full dose,but I also take gliclazide for sugar diabetes. I have had a bad reaction in my joints and muscles, has any one else had this, I take BP meds and meds for joint probs.
Posted 18 Oct 2014 by • 1 answer
I've been on this pill for over 10 years, and I didn't at first get migraines. But now I get them so bad! This pill says it can cause headaches. So I was wondering does anyone else get migraines or bad headaches? Also, does anyone else have sensitivity to light or smells?
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Posted 19 May 2010 by • 1 answer
My son is invited on a week end camping trip with friends. He is a bedwetter. If I start him on desmopressin, how long before it is effective?
Posted 2 Aug 2013 by • 1 answer
I'm going to be leaving my job and starting a new one as an independent contractor I had DI for 33 years and it's been extremely well controlled on desmopressin. This is the first time in my life that I have not had group health insurance. I've been working with an insurance broker ...
Posted 16 Jan 2015 by • 1 answer
over active medicine such as Desmopressin (DDAVP) or oxybutynin???
Posted 29 Apr 2015 by • 1 answer
... However, in the past year I have been diagnosed with congestive heart failure which means its necessary to be on 'lasix' or 'water pills" to prevent fluid build up. The desmopressen acted as a deterrent to the lasix so I had to stop its use. Is there an alternative ...
Can you break desmopressin tablets. we have been prescribed the 0.1 mg dose and the control has been
Posted 16 Sep 2016 by • 2 answers
... poor. When we had the 100 mcg tablets and they were broken the control was better. This for diabetes insipidus not bed wetting
Posted 20 Jan 2017 by • 1 answer
... sometimes I feel sick, breathless and light headed, does anyone else have these problems and how do you know the difference between being dehydrated or over hydrated? Thanks
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