What is desmopressin used for?

Enuresis. Used in children who suffer from nocturnal enuresis.
Mainly bedwetting. However is also used for patients with central diabetes insipidus because this synthetic antidiuretic hormone causes the kidney tubules to reabsorb more water after blood filtration occurs in the kidney, resulting in less urine production. It is also used to reduce blood loss in some patients undergoing major heart surgery or hemophilia & 7 von willebrands disease patients needing surgery.