desmopressin

desmopressin
An analog of vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone, ADH) possessing powerful antidiuretic activity.

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des·mo·pres·sin .des-mō-'pres-ən n a synthetic hormone that is administered in the form of its hydrated acetate salt C46H64N14O12S2·C2H4O2·3H2O and is used for its antidiuretic effect in treating diabetes insipidus due to injury to the neurohypophyseal system and nocturnal enuresis and for its effect of increasing certain clotting factors in treating some bleeding disorders see DDAVP

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n.
a synthetic derivative of vasopressin that causes a decrease in urine output and is used to treat diabetes insipidus and nocturnal enuresis. It is also effective in mild haemophilia and von Willebrand's disease. Side-effects include stomach cramps, headache, and flushing of the skin. It is taken orally, intranasally, or intravenously. Trade names: DDAVP, Desmotabs, Desmospray.

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