Desmopressin Melt 120 micrograms oral lyophilisate
Desmopressin 240 micrograms oral lyophilisate
Each unit contains 120 or 240 micrograms desmopressin (as acetate).
Desmopressin 120 micrograms oral lyophilisate
White, round, oral lyophilisate marked with two drop shaped figures on one side.
Desmopressin* 240 micrograms oral lyophilisate
White, round, oral lyophilisate marked with three drop shaped figures on one side.
Desmopressin is indicated for the treatment of primary nocturnal enuresis.
Desmopressin is for sublingual use.
Children (from 5 years of age) and adults (up to 65 years of age) with normal urine concentrating ability who have primary nocturnal enuresis should take 120 micrograms at bedtime administered sublingually and only if needed should the dose be increased to 240 micrograms sublingually.
The need for continued treatment should be reassessed after 3 months by means of a period of at least 1 week without Desmopressin.
Desmopressin is contraindicated in cases of cardiac insufficiency and other conditions requiring treatment with diuretic agents. Desmopressin should only be used in patients with normal blood pressure.
Before prescribing Desmopressint, the diagnoses of psychogenic polydipsia and alcohol abuse should be excluded.
Desmopressin should not be prescribed to patients over the age of 65 for the treatment of primary nocturnal enuresis.