Desmopressin is a prescription medication used to treat bed-wetting, diabetes insipidus, and some types of hemophilia.

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  • Other
  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Enuresis
  • Hemorrhage
  • Thrombocytopenia

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Desmopressin Cautionary Labels


Uses of Desmopressin


Desmopressin is used in the treatment of:

  • Diabetes Insipidus
  • Enuresis
  • Hemorrhage
  • Thrombocytopenia

This medication may be prescribed for other uses. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Desmopressin Brand Names

Desmopressin may be found in some form under the following brand names:

Desmopressin Drug Class

Desmopressin is part of the drug class:

Desmopressin Interactions

This is not a complete list of Desmopressindrug interactions. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for more information.

Desmopressin and Pregnancy

Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant.

The FDA categorizes medications based on safety for use during pregnancy. Five categories - A, B, C, D, and X, are used to classify the possible risks to an unborn baby when a medication is taken during pregnancy.

Desmopressin falls into category B:

There are no well-done studies that have been done in humans with Desmopressin. But in animal studies, pregnant animals were given this medication, and the babies did not show any medical issues related to this medication.


In animal studies, pregnant animals were given Desmopressin, and some babies had problems. But in human studies, pregnant women were given this medication and their babies did not have any problems related to this medication.

Desmopressin Dosage

Take desmopressin exactly as prescribed by your doctor. Follow the directions on your prescription label carefully.

The Desmopressin dose your doctor recommends will be based on the following (use any or all that apply):

  • the condition being treated
  • other medical conditions you have
  • other medications you are taking
  • how you respond to this medication
  • your weight
  • your height
  • your age
  • your gender

Desmopressin is available in the following doses:

  • Desmopressin 0.01% Nasal Solution
  • Desmopressin 0.1 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Desmopressin 0.15 Mg/inh Nasal Spray
  • Desmopressin 0.2 Mg Oral Tablet
  • Desmopressin 10 Mcg/inh Nasal Spray
  • Desmopressin 15 Mcg/ml Injectable Solution
  • Desmopressin 4 Mcg/ml Injectable Solution

Forms of Medication

Desmopressin is available in the following forms:

  • Injectable Solution
  • Mucosal Spray
  • Nasal Solution
  • Oral Tablet