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(also known as DDAVP)

Desmopressin is a hormone taken through the nose, by mouth, or given by injection to prevent or control the frequent urination, increased thirst, and loss of water associated with diabetes insipidus (water diabetes). It is used also to control bed-wetting and frequent urination and increased thirst associated with c... continue

Treatment Success Rate

Top 5 Communities
Condition Members Success
Bedwetting
85
56%
Hemophilia
6
100%
Prolactinoma
2
100%
Urinary Incontinence
2
100%
Overall, 63% (101 Members) find Desmopressin helpful
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Desmopressin Reviews

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It worked but gave me migraines so I only use when dryness absolutely necessary.
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Works well but gives me a fearful headache and makes bladder worse the following morning
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its about 70% effective which compared to 0% without is a huge improvement, i guess.
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did not work so well for me made me sick
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After the second surgery i had to go onto DDAVP because of very frequent urge to urinate. It worked like a charm.
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It works. Only thing is sleep is not very deep and leaves you dehydrated.
Working / Worked
not that effective, expensive.
Working / Worked
Lifesaving med!
Working / Worked
It works after he take 6 pills....I can't afford that though and don't want to keep medicating him.
Working / Worked
for my son : desmopressin improved first and then efficiency decreased.
for myself did not exist 40 years ago
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Discussions

  1. Discussion: DDAVP (Desmopressin Nasal Spray)
    Hey Guys, Is anyone using Desmopressin nasal spray? It is used for induced Diabetes Insipidis from impaired pituitary function. [More]
  2. Discussion: Addisons....we are Orphans.
    My name is Trisha Mowles. I am 58 years old, and I was born being aware of rare and orphan diseases. I was born with, what was considered a rare disea... [More]
  3. Discussion: New here - new to COPD
    Actually, lung cancer is considered a rare cause of SIADH, so Jean doesn't need to panic and demand unnecessary testing. And given that the patient h... [More]
  4. Discussion: Ok folks - I really need help with this one
    My gs wet during the night. He was on DDAVP for a year and then went off of it. So far no accidents after 3 months! [More]
  5. Discussion: Post surgery symptoms??
    Get it checked out. Daughter had DI bad for 10 days after surgery. Treated with DDAVP for a few months before it finally worked itself out to norma... [More]