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DDAVP and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with DDAVP (desmopressin).


desmopressin food

Minor Food Interaction

Information for this minor interaction is available on the professional version.


High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)

Moderate Potential Hazard, Moderate plausibility

desmopressin - vascular disease

The use of desmopressin, primarily in parenteral administration and/or in large doses, has been infrequently associated with changes in blood pressure, causing either slight elevations or transient decreases with a compensatory increase in heart rate. Therapy with desmopressin, regardless of route of administration, should be administered cautiously in patients with coronary artery insufficiency and/or hypertensive cardiovascular disease.


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DDAVP drug interactions

There are 121 drug interactions with DDAVP (desmopressin).

DDAVP disease interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with DDAVP (desmopressin) which include:

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Drug Interaction Classification

These classifications are only a guideline. The relevance of a particular drug interaction to a specific individual is difficult to determine. Always consult your healthcare provider before starting or stopping any medication.
Major Highly clinically significant. Avoid combinations; the risk of the interaction outweighs the benefit.
Moderate Moderately clinically significant. Usually avoid combinations; use it only under special circumstances.
Minor Minimally clinically significant. Minimize risk; assess risk and consider an alternative drug, take steps to circumvent the interaction risk and/or institute a monitoring plan.
Unknown No interaction information available.

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