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DDAVP Rhinal Tube

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DDAVP Rhinal Tube

DDAVP® Rhinal Tube
(desmopressin acetate)


DDAVP® Rhinal Tube (desmopressin acetate) is a synthetic analogue of the natural pituitary hormone 8-arginine vasopressin (ADH), an antidiuretic hormone affecting renal water conservation. It is chemically defined as follows:

Mol. Wt. 1183.34.............................Empirical Formula: C46H64N14O12S2•C2H4O2•3H2O

DDAVP® (desmopressin acetate)  structural formula illustration

1-(3-mercaptopropionic acid)-8-D-arginine vasopressin monoacetate (salt) trihydrate.

DDAVP Rhinal Tube (desmopressin acetate rhinal tube) is provided as an aqueous solution for intranasal use.

Each mL contains:
Desmopressin acetate ..... 0.1 mg
Chlorobutanol ..... 5.0 mg
Sodium Chloride ..... 9.0 mg
Hydrochloric acid to adjust pH to approximately 4

What are the possible side effects of desmopressin nasal (DDAVP Nasal, DDAVP Rhinal Tube, Stimate)?

Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; difficulty breathing; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.

Stop using desmopressin nasal and call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:

  • nausea, vomiting, weakness, loss of appetite, headache, feeling restless or irritable, confusion, hallucinations, muscle pain or weakness, and/or seizure;
  • feeling like you might pass out;
  • swelling;
  • chest pain, fast or pounding heart...

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Last reviewed on RxList: 2/12/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.

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