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October 20, 1978

Evaluation of a New Antidiuretic Agent, Desmopressin Acetate (DDAVP)

Author Affiliations

Dr Kosman is Senior Scientist, AMA Department of Drugs. This communication was prepared with the assistance of consultants.

JAMA. 1978;240(17):1896-1897. doi:10.1001/jama.1978.03290170078039

Desmopressin acetate is a synthetic vasopressin analogue administered by the intranasal route. It is long-acting and well tolerated and may be the agent of choice for treating central diabetes insipidus.

(JAMA 240:1896-1897, 1978)