1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin - definition of 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin by The Free Dictionary
desmopressin acetate (redirected from 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin)
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des·mo·pres·sin acetate (dĕs′mə-prĕs′ĭn)
A synthetic analog of vasopressin used therapeutically as an antidiuretic and in the management of bleeding in individuals with some forms of hemophilia and von Willebrand disease.
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is contraindicated in type 2B, as more defective VWF would be released into the circulation, causing greater clearance of large multimers and platelets.
Desmopressin or 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin
(DDAVP) is a synthetic analog of vasopressin.
Due to a risk of bleeding during childbirth it was recommended that 1-deamino-8-D-arginine vasopressin