Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex
Use this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor. Do not use more of it, do not use it more often, and do not use it for a longer time than your doctor ordered.
This medicine comes with Medication Guide. Read and follow these instructions carefully. Ask your doctor if you have any questions.
Limit the amount of fluids you drink from 1 hour before using this medicine and until 8 hours after. Also avoid drinks containing caffeine or alcohol before bedtime.
Keep the tablet under your tongue until it has fully dissolved. Do not use this medicine with water.
Your doctor may instruct you to empty your bladder before bedtime.
The dose of this medicine will be different for different patients. Follow your doctor's orders or the directions on the label. The following information includes only the average doses of this medicine. If your dose is different, do not change it unless your doctor tells you to do so.
The amount of medicine that you take depends on the strength of the medicine. Also, the number of doses you take each day, the time allowed between doses, and the length of time you take the medicine depend on the medical problem for which you are using the medicine.
For oral dosage form (tablets):
For treatment of nocturnal polyuria:
Men—55.3 micrograms (mcg) under the tongue once a day, 1 hour before bedtime.
Women—27.7 mcg under the tongue once a day, 1 hour before bedtime.
Children—Use and dose must be determined by your doctor.
If you miss a dose of this medicine, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular dosing schedule. Do not double doses.
Store the medicine in a closed container at room temperature, away from heat, moisture, and direct light. Keep from freezing.
Keep out of the reach of children.
Do not keep outdated medicine or medicine no longer needed.
Ask your healthcare professional how you should dispose of any medicine you do not use.