What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering DDAVP to Children or the Elderly?
If you are PREGNANT
- Not Recommended:
If you are NURSING
- Precaution: 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 Haloperidol to a child under 12
- Severe Precaution: Risk of water intoxication, hyponatremia and seizure. Monitor fluid intake.
Free RX Coupon
Save up to 80% on your prescriptions.
Save up to 80% on your prescription with WebMDRx
You Might Also Like
Are you currently using DDAVP?
This survey is being conducted by the WebMD marketing sciences department.
CONDITIONS OF USE: The information in this database is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of healthcare professionals. The information is not intended to cover all possible uses, directions, precautions, drug interactions or adverse effects, nor should it be construed to indicate that use of a particular drug is safe, appropriate or effective for you or anyone else. A healthcare professional should be consulted before taking any drug, changing any diet or commencing or discontinuing any course of treatment.