Abnormal growth can be a sign of DI.
Waking up during the night to drink or void:
True DI is associated with polyuria throughout the day and night. Enuresis may be the first sign in a c...
Desmopressin (DDAVP®): intranasal spray or oral tablets
Aqueous vasopressin: SC
Comes as 4 mcg/mL solution and doses range from 0.05 mcg up to 1 mcg SC b.i.d. daily. Titrate dose as ...
Depends on the patient and underlying disease causing the DI
When to expect improvement:
Effects of DDAVP® are immediate.
Most cases of DI are life...
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Q: In a patient with an intact thirst mechanism and partial DI, is the use of DDAVP® necessary?
A: No, as long as the patient has constant access to free water.
Q: How does therapy of DI affect dail...
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