Minirin 0.1mg Tablet

Ferring Pharmaceuticals

Composition for Minirin 0.1mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

15 tablets in 1 bottle

Medicine Overview of Minirin Tablet


Uses of Minirin Tablet

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

Side effects of Minirin Tablet


Headache, Stomach pain, Nausea.


How to use Minirin Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. It can be taken with or without food, but it is better to take Minirin 0.1mg Tablet at a fixed time.

How Minirin Tablet works

Minirin 0.1mg tablet have the same structure as that of the natural hormone vasopressin. Vasopressin lowers the amount of urine and bleeding by constricting (narrowing) the blood vessels which, in turn, prevents the loss of water from the body.

In Depth Information on Minirin Tablet

Expert advice for Minirin Tablet

  • 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.
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Special precautions for Minirin 0.1mg Tablet
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Minirin 0.1mg 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.
Minirin 0.1mg Tablet is safe to use during lactation. Human
studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Minirin 0.1mg Tablet does not usually affect your ability to drive.
There is limited information available on the use of Minirin
0.1mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
There is limited information available on the use of Minirin
0.1mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Desmopressin, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions for Minirin 0.1mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Desmopressin

Minirin 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
Minirin is not a steroid
Minirin. Minirin 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
Yes. Minirin is a psychotropic medication
Q. Is it a diuretic?
It is not a diuretic.

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