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desmopressin acetate (redirected from Minirin)
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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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Treatment and assessment of compliance: All patients were recommended to take oral desmopressin (0.2mg) before going to bed (Ferring Pharmaceutical Company, Sweden, trade name: minirin
, 0.1mg/ tablet) based on behavioral interventions.
Ferring is focused on developing oral formulations for peptide drugs including the world's first orally active peptide, desmopressin (MINIRIN
) and the fast dissolving lyophilisate (MINIRIN
Arzneimittel, Fachinformation MINIRIN