Description and Brand Names
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Desmopressin is used to treat patients who awaken 2 or more times at night to urinate caused by nocturnal polyuria, a condition wherein your body makes too much urine at night. Your doctor may tell you to collect and measure your urine and the times that you urinate for 24 hours to determine if you have nocturnal polyuria.
Desmopressin is similar to a hormone that is produced in the body. It acts on the kidneys to reduce the flow of urine.
This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: