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What should I know about DDAVP Injection before recieving it?

Before taking DDAVP Injection (desmopressin) you should know that this medication can be administered only by a professional or a family member who has been trained. DDAVP may not be right for you if you have blood clots, cystic fibrosis, dehydration, fluid or   electrolyte imbalances, heart failure, severe headaches or migraines, cardiovascular (heart and blood vessel) disease, high blood pressure, hyponatremia, or kidney problems. If you are allergic to desmopressin or any of the other ingredients in DDAVP Injection you cannot take this medication.

Although DDAVP is not known to pose a risk to unborn babies, tell your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to become pregnant before receiving the injection. 

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