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Desmopressin

Desmopressin Side Effects May Lead To Seizure Lawsuits

Desmopressin | Lawsuits, Lawyers | Side Effects: Hyponatremia, Seizures, DeathDDAVP Injection, DDAVP Nasal Spray, DDAVP Rhinal Tube, DDAVP Tablet, Stimate Nasal Spray

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has released a warning concerning the link between the drug Desmopressin and seizures. Desmopressin side effects include hyponatremia, a low concentration of sodium in the blood, which can result in seizures and death.

Bed Wetting Drug Dangerous Side Effects Desmopressin is a hormone taken through the nose, by mouth, or given by injection to prevent or control the frequent urination, increased thirst, and loss of water associated with diabetes insipidus (water diabetes). Desmopressin is used also to control bed-wetting and frequent urination and increased thirst associated with certain types of brain injuries or brain surgery. Desmopressin works by acting on the kidneys to reduce the flow of urine.  Desmopressin is commonly inhaled through nose spray or taken orally as tablets in rare cases desmopressin is administered as an injection.

Common Brand Names for Desmopressin:

  • DDAVP Injection
  • DDAVP Nasal Spray+
  • DDAVP Rhinal Tube
  • DDAVP Tablets
  • Stimate Nasal Spray

Legal Help For Victims Affected By Desmopressin

If you or a loved one has been injured as the result of Desmopressin side effects including seizures please contact one of our Desmopressin seizure lawsuit attorneys for a free lawsuit case review or call us at 1-800-YOURLAWYER (1-800-968-7529).



 

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Desmopressin Nasal Spray Linked to Seizures in Australia

Aug 1, 2008 | Parker Waichman LLP
Desmopressin intranasal spray has been linked to seizures in at least a dozen Australian patients, seven of which were children.  Desmopressin nasal spray is often used to treat bedwetting in children.Desmopressin is a hormone taken through the nose, by mouth, or given by injection to prevent or control the frequent urination, increased thirst, and loss of water associated with diabetes insipidus (water diabetes). Desmopressin is used also to control bed-wetting and frequent urination and...

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