How to use Ddavp in a sentence
Among the drugs commonly used are a nasal spray of desmopressin acetate (DDAVP), a substance similar to the hormone that helps regulate urine production; and imipramine hydrochloride, a drug that helps to increase bladder capacity.
With mild bleeding episodes in persons afflicted with hemophilia A, infusions of a drug called desmopressin (DDAVP) may be administered.
Treatment with blood products or DDAVP may be started in response to uncontrollable bleeding or may be administered before procedures such as surgeries or dental work.
Treatment with DDAVP can also be used to treat some people with type 2 VWD.
Patients with type 2B VWD should not be treated with this medication, since DDAVP can induce dangerous platelet clumping.Advertisement
Type 3 VWD should not be treated with DDAVP, since this medication does not increase the level of vWF in type 3 patients.
Desmopressin acetate (DDAVP)-A drug used to regulate urine production.