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What is the max. mg of desmopressin a 12yr old can take/night? Are there long term affects?

Posted 16 Mar 2012 by kimdbrooks 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 ...

Does Desmopressin affect blood pressure?

Posted 7 Feb 2013 by AnneCir 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 ...

Can you get drunk if you have Diabetes Insipidus?

Posted 24 Jan 2014 by Macsearcy 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 ...

Switched from nasal spray to pill form of desmopressin, is it comparable?

Posted 4 Aug 2016 by Jhawk52 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 ...

Diabetes Insipidus - My required dosage of desmopressin has changed?

Posted 28 Aug 2018 by Ssk96 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 ...

Does anyone have a bad reaction with desmopressin or DDAVP?

Posted 2 May 2012 by Jenrae 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.

Desmopressin - Anyone experience Migraines while on DDAVP?

Posted 18 Oct 2014 by pancke 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?

What is the difference in Nocdurna dosage between men and women?

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How long must a child take desmopressin for it to be effective?

Posted 19 May 2010 by clczernec 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?

Diabetes insipidus and health insurance?

Posted 2 Aug 2013 by KJTX 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 ...

Can you get hoarse voice from taking?

Posted 16 Jan 2015 by p0o9i8u7 1 answer

over active medicine such as Desmopressin (DDAVP) or oxybutynin???

Diabetes Insipidus - I have been taking desmopression for approx five years with positive results.?

Posted 29 Apr 2015 by sharoncurry6 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 karen radley 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

Hi I have recently been diagnosed with diabetes Insipidus and have been put on Desmopressin, but?

Posted 20 Jan 2017 by ljwhyte 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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