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Can I ever stop taking my diabetes insipidus medication i got it after my car crash and I wanna stop taking it ?
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Emily Lu
Family Medicine
5 doctors agree
In brief: Talk to your doctor
Noone can fully answer this question except the doctor who put you on the medication in the first place.
The answer depends on how severe or persistent your illness is. If you continues to urinate and have to drink water often, then you are not ready to go off it. Talk to your doctor about your individual condition.

In brief: Talk to your doctor
Noone can fully answer this question except the doctor who put you on the medication in the first place.
The answer depends on how severe or persistent your illness is. If you continues to urinate and have to drink water often, then you are not ready to go off it. Talk to your doctor about your individual condition.
Emily Lu
Emily Lu
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Dr. James Long
Internal Medicine
2 doctors agree
In brief: Diabetes insipidus
Wow. You must've had a pituitary stalk injury.
Please see and endocrinologist who will do a water deprivation test to see if you need it anymore.

In brief: Diabetes insipidus
Wow. You must've had a pituitary stalk injury.
Please see and endocrinologist who will do a water deprivation test to see if you need it anymore.
Dr. James Long
Dr. James Long
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Dr. Jennie Law
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Discuss w/ Endo
Sometimes diabetes insipidus after a car accident can be permanent (need lifelong med), and sometimes it is only transient (might be able to get off).
To know which category you're in, you need to see your endocrinologist.

In brief: Discuss w/ Endo
Sometimes diabetes insipidus after a car accident can be permanent (need lifelong med), and sometimes it is only transient (might be able to get off).
To know which category you're in, you need to see your endocrinologist.
Dr. Jennie Law
Dr. Jennie Law
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