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Is ddavp nasal spray safe for use everyday for bedwetting?
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Dr. David Vandersteen
Pediatrics - Urology
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In brief: Yes
Ddavp (desmopressin) is the most commonly prescribed medication for bed wetting.
It is safe as long as fluids are restricted to prevent water intoxication. However, medication for bed wetting is not a cure, it is a means of controlling the problem. The best means of treating is with a bedwetting alarm system which is 100% safe and can effect a cure iin >80% of children who are able to awaken with the alarm.

In brief: Yes
Ddavp (desmopressin) is the most commonly prescribed medication for bed wetting.
It is safe as long as fluids are restricted to prevent water intoxication. However, medication for bed wetting is not a cure, it is a means of controlling the problem. The best means of treating is with a bedwetting alarm system which is 100% safe and can effect a cure iin >80% of children who are able to awaken with the alarm.
Dr. David Vandersteen
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Dr. George Klauber
Pediatrics - Urology
In brief: Yes it is very safe
However many children find it difficult to squeeze the spray container and sniff at the same time.
Some prefer to take DDAVP (desmopressin) tablets. Tablets are small and easy to swallow, or can be crushed and taken on teaspoon with apple sauce, yogourt etc. Tablets are either 0.1 or 0.2 mg strengths.

In brief: Yes it is very safe
However many children find it difficult to squeeze the spray container and sniff at the same time.
Some prefer to take DDAVP (desmopressin) tablets. Tablets are small and easy to swallow, or can be crushed and taken on teaspoon with apple sauce, yogourt etc. Tablets are either 0.1 or 0.2 mg strengths.
Dr. George Klauber
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