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For bedwetting, in an 8 yr old child, what is the max amount of ddavp (desmopressin) he can take each night?

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In brief: Check with your doc

Usually start off with .
2mg and can increase by increments of .2mg (to .4mg) and max .6mg at bedtime.

In brief: Check with your doc

Usually start off with .
2mg and can increase by increments of .2mg (to .4mg) and max .6mg at bedtime.
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
Dr. Michael H. T. Sia
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Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: See below

The usual max dose is 3 DDAVP tablets, or 2 squirts in each nostril for the nasal spray.
It is imperative that fluid restrictions be utilized in order to prevent water intoxication, seizures, etc, especially if used at max dose nightly.

In brief: See below

The usual max dose is 3 DDAVP tablets, or 2 squirts in each nostril for the nasal spray.
It is imperative that fluid restrictions be utilized in order to prevent water intoxication, seizures, etc, especially if used at max dose nightly.
Dr. David Vandersteen
Dr. David Vandersteen
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology

In brief: DDAVP (desmopressin) is very safe

However 0.
6 mg, or 3 x 0.2mg tablets is the most worth taking because there appears to be no additional effect by taking more.

In brief: DDAVP (desmopressin) is very safe

However 0.
6 mg, or 3 x 0.2mg tablets is the most worth taking because there appears to be no additional effect by taking more.
Dr. George Klauber
Dr. George Klauber
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