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Injection
Published: 8/2013

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
DESMOPRESSIN Injection 4 Kyowa
 Active ingredient:
Desmopressin acetate hydrate
 Dosage form:
injection
 Print on wrapping:

Effects of this medicine

This medicine acts on blood-coagulation factor to stop bleeding.
It is usually used to control bleeding in connection with spontaneous, injury, dental extraction or surgical procedures in patients with mild/moderate haemophilia A (factor VIII coagulation activity 2% or higher) and Type I/II A von Willebrand's disease.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have hypertension, arteriosclerosis, coronary thrombosis, angina, pregnancy toxemia, chronic kidney disease or anterior pituitary dysfunction.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, inject intravenously at a slow speed.
  • For pre-operative use, inject intravenously at a slow speed 30 minutes before planned surgical procedure.

Precautions while taking this medicine

  • Be aware of the amount of water ingestion to avoid excessive intake.

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reactions include hot flush, heat sensation, flushing of the face, headache or conjunctival congestion. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
  • general malaise, headache, nausea [serious water intoxication accompanied by brain edema, coma or convulsion]
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

For healthcare professional use only : Day Month Year

For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.

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