Minirin, Melt, 120 Mcg, For Enuresis - 30 Tablets
Desmopressin 120 Mcg Tablets
Category Of Minirin Melt 120 Mcg
Urinary Tract Care
Mechanism Of Action Of Desmopressin 120 Mcg Tablets
Desmopressin is a synthetic structural analog of the natural pituitary hormone arginine vasopressin. The difference lies in the deamination of cysteine and substitution of L-arginine by D-arginine
Therapeutic Indications Of Minirin Melt 120 Mcg
Primary nocturnal enuresis (bedwetting) in children (from 5 years of age) and adults (up to 65 years of age).
Desmopressin is used to control the amount of urine your kidneys make. Normally, the amount of urine you make is controlled by a certain substance in the body called vasopressin. In people who have "water diabetes" (diabetes insipidus) or certain kinds of head injury or brain surgery, the body does not make enough vasopressin
Method Of Administration Of Minirin Melt 120 Mcg
Always take this medicine exactly as your doctor or pharmacist has told you.
Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.
The recommended dose:
The usual starting dose is 120 micrograms sublingually (under the tongue) at bedtime
Doses may be changed in special conditions so always follow your doctor's or pharmacist's instructions.
If you take more than you should, talk to a doctor or go to the hospital straight away.
If you forget to take a dose, take it as soon as you remember it unless it is nearly time for your next dose.
Do not take a double dose (two doses at the same time) to make up for the forgotten dose.
Undesirable Side Effects Of Minirin Melt 120 Mcg
Although the following side effects are not common in everyone, some patients may complain from:
throat tightness or swelling of the eyes, face, lips, or tongue, feel faint or have difficulty breathing, stop using the product, and seek immediate medical attention if you develop any of the previous side effects.
Pregnancy & Breastfeeding Precautions While Taking Minirin Melt 120 Mcg
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, think you may be pregnant, or are planning to have a baby, ask your doctor or pharmacist for advice before taking this medicine.
Your doctor will discuss the possible risks and benefits of using this medicine during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Warnings & Special Precautions While Taking Minirin Melt 120 Mcg
if you have an illness causing fluid and/or electrolyte imbalance e.g. vomiting, diarrhea, systemic infections, fever, or gastroenteritis
if you have a medical condition that could be made worse by fluid and/or electrolyte disturbance
if you have cystic fibrosis
if you have difficulty passing water
Storage Conditions Of Minirin Melt 120 Mcg
Store below 25°c
Keep this medicine out of the sight and reach of children.
Store in the original package to protect from moisture.
Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the box/blisters/label. The expiry date refers to the last day of the month.