What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering Desmopressin ACETATE to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- FDB Only When Necessary: LIMITED HUMAN DATA DO NOT SUGGEST A CLEAR ASSOCIATION FOR DEVELOPMENT TOXICITY.
If you are NURSING
- No Known Risk: LIMITED DATA SUGGEST NEGLIGIBLE AMOUNT IN BREASTMILK AND POOR ORAL ABSORPTION
If you are an adult over 60
- management or monitoring precaution: General-Avoid for treatment of nocturia or nocturnal polyuria due to risk for hyponatremia. Safer alternatives exist. Use in geriatric patients requires careful fluid intake restriction to prevent possible water intoxication with hyponatremia.
Giving Desmopressin ACETATE to a child under 12
- management or monitoring precaution: Risk of water intoxication, hyponatremia and seizure. Monitor fluid intake.
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