Generic DDAVP (Desmopressin)
DDAVP
Generic DDAVP is used to prevent or control the frequent urination and loss of water caused by diabetes insipidus.
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Product Description
Common use

Generic DDAVP nasal spray used to prevent or control the frequent urination and loss of water caused by diabetes insipidus characterized by frequent urination, which can disrupt sleep and sometimes to cause bed-wetting. Active substance of the drug is desmopressin acetate.



Dosage and direction

The usual dose is from 1 to 4 sprays daily (0.1 to 0.4 ml), dosage depends on the medical condition and response to DDAVP. In children between 3 months to 12 years of age the recommended dose is 0.05- 0.3 ml daily, taken as a single dose or divided into 2 doses. Do not use the medication more frequently than prescribed. Avoid drinking too much liquid while on DDAVP. Never swallow the medication or let the liquid run into your mouth.



Precautions

Cautiousness is required in the patients with cystic fibrosis, any condition in which there is fluid and electrolyte imbalance, high blood pressure and/or coronary artery disease. In case of continued nasal bleeding while using DDAVP contact your doctor.



Contraindications

This medicine is contraindicated in the patients with hypersensitivity to the components of DDAVP.



Possible side effect

High doses may result in nausea, headache, mild abdominal cramps, irritation of the nose, stuffy nose, or flushing. Other adverse reactions may include: conjunctivitis (pinkeye), depression, dizziness, inability to produce tears, nostril pain, rash, swelling around the eyes, weakness, stomach or intestinal upset, fluid retention and swelling, agitation, chest pain, chills, dizziness, indigestion, insomnia, itchy or light-sensitive eyes, inflammation of the penis, pain, sleepiness, vomiting, warm feeling, pounding heartbeat, rapid heartbeat.



Drug interaction

Inform your doctor if you are currently taking any drug used to increase blood pressure (dopamine, epinephrine, ephedrine, levophed), Clofibrate, Glyburide, Epinephrine, carbamazepine, chlorpropamide, demeclocycline, water pills (diuretics). Concomitant use of alcoholic beverages and DDAVP increases urination.



Missed dose

If you forgot to take your dose in time, please do it as soon as you remember. But do not take if it is too late or almost time for your next dose. Do not increase your recommended dose. Take your usually dose next day in the same regularly time.



Overdose

Any drug taken in excess may be dangerous. If you suspect an overdose, seek immediate medical help. Symptoms of DDAVP overdose include abdominal cramps, headache, flushing, or nausea.



Storage

Store at room temperature between 59-77 F (15-25 C) away from light and moisture, kids and pets. Do not use after expiration term.



Disclaimer

We provide only general information about medications which does not cover all directions, possible drug integrations, or precautions. Information at the site cannot be used for self-treatment and self-diagnosis. Any specific instructions for a particular patient should be agreed with your health care adviser or doctor in charge of the case. We disclaim reliability of this information and mistakes it could contain. We are not responsible for any direct, indirect, special or other indirect damage as a result of any use of the information on this site and also for consequences of self-treatment.

Accutane

Other names used:

  • Roaccutane®

Active Ingredients:

  • Isotretionin

How does Accutane work and what pharmaceutical group does it belong to?

Isotretionin the active ingredient of Accutane belongs to a group of drugs called retinoids, which are used mainly in treatment of skin disorders. The exact mechanism of Accutane is not currently known however it is clinically determined that the drug exerts dose-dependent suppressive effect on the sebaceous glands activity and decreases their size. The drug also expresses anti-inflammatory effect on skin as well as inhibits the formation of comedones. The effects of the drug are temporary however the acne remissions may be controlled.

Which conditions are treated with Isotretinoin?

The drug is indicated in treatment of:

  • Severe cystic acne vulgaris
  • Acne rosacea
  • Hidradenitis suppurativa

What should a patient know before using Accutane?

The Isotretinoin should not be used in cases of:

  • Known hypersensitivity to any components of the preparation or to other retinoids
  • Pregnancy
  • Liver or renal failure
  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis
  • Severe hyperlipidemia

Tell your doctor about the following if any apply to you:

  • You have relatives with increased levels of lipids in blood and are predisposed to hyperlipidemia
  • You or your relatives suffer from diabetes
  • You are suffering from Alcoholism
  • You are treating a depression

Which adverse effects may manifest when using the medication?

The side effects of Accutane include:

  • Vitamin A hypervitaminosis manifested in the following: dry skin and mucous membranes, haemorrhage in the nasal cavity, hoarseness, conjunctivitis and etc.
  • Skin problems: rash, itching, facial dermatitis, sweatiness, hyperpigmentation, reversible allopecia and etc.
  • Locomotor system: muscle pain, joint pain, hyperostosis, tendonitis
  • CNS: behavior changes, depression, headache, increased intracranial pressure, seizures
  • Sensory organs: decreased vision acuity, photosensibilisation, cataract, decreased hearing , keratitis
  • Gastrointestinal tract: nausea, colitis, GI hemorrhage, rarely hepatitis.
  • Respiratory organs: bronchospasm
  • Haemopoietic system: decreased leukocyte and erythrocyte levels, increase or decrease of thrombocyte levels
  • Immune system: local or systemic infections caused be gram-positive bacteria
  • Other: Hematuria, pancreatitis, vasculitis, lymphadenopathy

It is not necessary that the side effects will manifest in an individual but the possibility still exist. For more information please consult your health care provider.

Which groups of drugs or specific preparations may interact with Isotretinoin?

The drug is affected by the following:

  • Vitamin A supplements
  • Corticosteroids
  • Tetracycline antibiotics
  • Epilepsy treatment
  • Oral contraceptives
  • St.John's worth

Tell your doctor about all the herbal preparations as well as prescription drugs that you are currently taking even if they are not on the list.

Important information for the patient: Accutane is supplied for individual use. Do not use it to treat other conditions not listed in the leaflet. Keep the product out of children reach. Do not reuse any disposable materials if supplied with the preparation.