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DDAVP Home Care (Desmopressin Acetate)

(des-moe-PRES-in) (AS-e-tate)

DDAVP is used to control diabetes insipidus (DI) or hemophilia.

DDAVP is medicine that is used in the place of ADH (antidiuretic hormone), which is made and released from our pituitary glands. Our body uses ADH to decrease the amount of urine made by our kidneys.

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Possible Side Effects of Medication

If Your Child Misses a Dose

Call Your Child's Doctor If:

Giving Subcutaneous Injection

Using the Rhinal Tube


Last Updated: 10/2011