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desmopressin

 [des″mo-pres´in]
a synthetic analogue of vasopressin, used as an antidiuretic in central diabetes insipidus and in primary nocturnal enuresis, and as an antihemorrhagic in hemophilia a and von willebrand's disease.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

des·mo·pres·sin

(des'mō-pres'in),
An analogue of vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone, ADH) with powerful antidiuretic activity.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

des·mo·pres·sin

(des'mō-pres'in)
An analogue of vasopressin (antidiuretic hormone, ADH) possessing powerful antidiuretic activity.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

desmopressin

A drug used in the treatment of DIABETES INSIPIDUS. Desmopressin, or DDAVP, is a long-acting analogue of the natural pituitary hormone vasopressin, which is deficient in this condition. The drug is given in a nasal spray or in the form of nose drops. The drug is on the WHO official list. Brand names are DDAVP, Desmospray and Desmotabs.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Desmopressin (DDAVP)

A drug used in the treatment of von Willebrand's disease.
Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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