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Desmopressin and Alcohol/Food Interactions

There are 2 alcohol/food/lifestyle interactions with 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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Desmopressin drug interactions

There are 121 drug interactions with desmopressin.

Desmopressin disease interactions

There are 4 disease interactions with 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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