What should I Know Regarding Pregnancy, Nursing and Administering DESMOPRESSIN ACETATE to Children or the Elderly?

If you are PREGNANT

  • Not Recommended:
  • Not Recommended:

If you are NURSING


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: Contraindicated for treatment of primary nocturnal enuresis. Risk of water intoxication, hyponatremia and seizure. Monitor fluid intake.

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