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Desmopressin
Essential medicine status
General description

INN
Desmopressin
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 1991 (TRS 825) for Haemophilia A
Added in 1991 (TRS 825) for Von Willebrand disease
Removed in 2003 (TRS 920) for Haemophilia A
Removed in 2003 (TRS 920) for Von Willebrand disease
Added in 2015 (TRS 994) for Haemophilia A
Added in 2015 (TRS 994) for Von Willebrand disease
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
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Medicines affecting coagulation
  • Parenteral > General injections > IV: 4 µg per mL in 1 mL ampoule (acetate)
  • Local > Nasal > Spray: 10 µg per dose (acetate)