desmopressin acetate

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des·mo·pres·sin acetate

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.

[des(a)m(in)o-, lacking an amine group (des-, variant of de- + amino-) + (vaso)pressin.]
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An initial daily/nightly dose of 200 micrograms for Desmotabs or 120 micrograms for Desmomelts is recommended.
DesmoMelts, an anti-diuretic, to replace desmopressin tablets at the same cost.