Desmopressin (Acetate)

Overview

Categories

Primary Characterstics

Indications

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Pharmacokinetics

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Contraindications

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Drug Interactions

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Side Effects

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Dosage

Desmopressin (Acetate)'s dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

10 to 40 ug25 (25)As recommended.Intra NasalSingle dose or may be given in 2-3 divided doses.
300 to 400 ng/kg350 (350)As recommended.IV infusionGiven over 15 to 30 min for haemophillia or type I von Willebrand's disease and also given for testing of fibirinolytic response
200 to 400 ug300 (300)As recommended.OrallyFor primary nocturnal enuresis.
100 ug100 (100)8 hourlyOrallyAs in initial dose for cranial diabetes insipidus.
0.1 to 0.2 mg0.15 (0.15)8 hourlyPO

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

0.04 ug/kg0.04 (0.04)As recommended.Intra MuscularSingle dose recommended in diabetes incipidus
0.04 ug/kg0.04 (0.04)As recommended.Intra VenousSingle dose recommended in diabetes incipidus
2.5 to 20 ug11 (11.25)12 hourlyNasal
10 ug10 (10)8 hourlyOralFor 1 month to 2years. Given as initial dose and adjusted according to response.
50 ug50 (50)8 hourlyOrallyfor 2 to 12 year.
100 ug100 (100)8 hourlyOrallyfor 12 to 18 years

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Desmopressin (Acetate) is available.

High Risk Groups

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Warning / Precautions

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Desmopressin (Acetate)

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Manufacturers of Desmopressin (Acetate) in Pakistan

Atco Bosch

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