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MINIRIN 0.1 MG TABLET

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Composition for MINIRIN

Desmopressin(0.1 mg)

food interaction for MINIRIN

alcohol interaction for MINIRIN

pregnancy interaction for MINIRIN

lactation interaction for MINIRIN

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Minirin 0.1 mg tablet at a fixed time.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Minirin 0.1 mg tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for MINIRIN

Desmopressin(0.1 mg)

Uses

Minirin 0.1 mg tablet is used in the treatment of central diabetes insipidus and bed-wetting.

How it works

Minirin 0.1 mg tablet has the same structure as natural hormone vasopressin. Vasopressin prevent the loss of water from the body by reducing the amount of urine and also decreases bleeding by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels.

Common side effects

Confusion, Epileptic convulsion, Fatigue, Gastrointestinal discomfort, Vomiting, Nausea, Hallucination, Headache, Irritation, Loss of appetite, Loss of consciousness, Muscle cramp, Muscle weakness, Restlessness, Slow reflexes, Weight gain, Constipation, Diarrhoea

Common Dosage for MINIRIN 0.1 MG TABLET

Patients taking MINIRIN 0.1 MG TABLET

  • 74%
    Once A Day
  • 15%
    Twice A Day
  • 9%
    Thrice A week
  • 2%
    Thrice A Day

SUBSTITUTES for MINIRIN

2 Substitutes
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Top Endocrinologists

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    MBBS, MD, DM
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Expert advice for MINIRIN

  • Consult your doctor if you are suffering from any of the following conditions: kidney disease, heart diseases such as coronary artery disease, congestive heart failure, high/low blood pressure, abnormal levels of sodium/potassium in blood (electrolyte imbalance), cystic fibrosis or any psychological condition causing unusual thirst; asthma, epilepsy (fits) or migraine headache.
  • Restricting the intake of water or other fluids is very important while taking desmopressin. Drinking excess water during desmopressin therapy may cause life-threatening electrolyte imbalance, and may also cause fits. Follow your doctor’s instructions carefully about fluid intake.
  • Tell your doctor if you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant or are breast-feeding.
  • Restrict consumption of alcohol as it may worsen the side effects.
  • Low doses of desmopressin should be taken without food for better effect.

Frequently asked questions for MINIRIN

Desmopressin

Q.Does desmopressin cause weight gain/increase in blood pressure/constipation?
Desmopressin may cause weight gain or increase in blood pressure as its side effects. It is not known to cause constipation. Consult your doctor if you observe any such symptoms after taking this medicine

Q.Is desmopressin the same as vasopressin?
Desmopressin is a man-made form of hormone similar to vasopressin. Vasopressin is a natural hormone present in body which regulates the amount of water that body uses

Q.Is desmopressin a steroid?
Desmopressin is not a steroid

Q.Does desmopressin acetate work/Is it safe?
Desmopressin/ desmopressin acetate is safe and effective if taken as per the dose and duration prescribed by a doctor. Please follow your doctor's instructions carefully about usage of this drug

Q.Is desmopressin a psychotropic medication?
Yes. Desmopressin is a psychotropic medication

Q.Is it a diuretic?
It is not a diuretic.

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Content on this page was last updated on 03 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)