... DESMOPRESSIN (DDAVP®, Stimate™) is a man-made form of vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone, or ADH). In the body, vasopressin acts to balance the amount of salt and water in your body. Desmopressin (DDAVP®) helps to prevent or control frequent urination, excessive thirst, and dehydration associated with decreased levels of vasopressin. Such problems occur with diabetes insipidus or certain brain injuries. Desmopressin is also used to help stop frequent night-time urination or bedwetting. Desmopressin (Stimate™) also can be used treat or prevent bleeding in patients with mild hemophilia A or certain types of von Willebrand''s disease. Generic desmopressin nose spray is available. ...
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Image:Desmopressin.png Desmopressin Systematic (IUPAC) name  ? Identifiers CAS number 16679-58-6 ATC code H01BA02 PubChem 27991 DrugBank BTD00112 Chemical data Formula C46H64N14O12S2 Mol. weight 1069.22 g/mol Pharmacokinetic data Bioavailability  ? Protein binding 50% Metabolism  ? Half life 1.5-2.5 hours Excretion  ? Therapeutic considerations Pregnancy cat. ? Legal status Routes  ? Desmopressin (DDAVP®, Stimate®, ...
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