Minirin 0.2 Mg


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Minirin tablet
Country of Origin India
Dosage Form Tablets
Equivalent Brand DDAVP
Generic Name Desmopressin
Indication Diabetes insipidus, Bed-wetting
Manufacturer Ferring Pharmaceuticals
Packaging 30 tablets in 1 bottle
Composition Desmopressin (0.2mg)
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Minirin Tablet is the synthetic form of the hormone vasopressin (ADH), which helps in the conservation of water in the body. Minirin tablets 0.2 mg is used to treat diabetes insipidus, a condition characterized by intense thirst and heavy urination. It also prevents Bed-wetting. Know about Minirin 0.2 tablet Dosage, Uses, Side effects, price, reviews, what is desmopressin, what is desmopressin used for, desmopressin warnings, Desmopressin for Diabetes insipidus, Desmopressin for Bedwetting, how does desmopressin work, desmopressin dose. Read More : Minirin

How Minirin Tablet Works?

Minirin 0.2 mg is a synthetic form of vasopressin. It works by causing reabsorption of water from the kidneys which manage excessive thirst and urination in diabetes insipidus. It reduces night-time urine production and bedwetting in children. In addition to these, it controls bleeding episodes by promoting the release of blood clotting factors.

How should Minirin tablet be taken?

You should take your Minirin tablets 0.2mg swallowed whole with a glass of water without food. The dose you choose and how often depends on what you are being treated for and your physicians advise. For DI this is usually three times daily. For nocturia and primary nocturnal enuresis, you should take your Minirin tablets 0.2mg at bedtime. While taking your Minirin pills 0.2 mg you should restrict your fluid intake and only drink enough to stop thirst. You should continue to take your Minirin tablets 0.2 mg for as long as prescribed by your physician.

Side effects of Desmopressin

  • Nasal congestion
  • Headache, Nausea
  • Nosebleed, Sore throat
  • Abdominal pain and cramps
  • Flushing
  • Injection site pain

When should Minirin tablets not be used?

You should not use Minirin tablets if you:

  • are allergic to desmopressin
  • are pregnant or breastfeeding
  • have kidney disease
  • drink large amounts of fluid
  • have the syndrome of inappropriate ADH secretion (SIADH)
  • cardiac insufficiency
  • are taking drugs that interact with Minirin

Is it safe with Alcohol?

Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.

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Minirin 0.2mg Tablet is a medicine used in the treatment of diabetes insipidus and bed-wetting. It helps decrease the urge to urinate and helps resume a more normal lifestyle.

Minirin 0.2mg Tablet can be taken on an empty stomach or after food. Your doctor will decide the dose and how often you should take them. You should use it regularly to get the most benefit from the medicine. Do not stop using the medicine even if you feel better unless the doctor tells you so.

Some common side effects

Some common side effects of this medicine include headache, stomach pain, and nausea. Let your doctor know if any of these side effects do not go away or get worse.

Before using this medicine, inform your doctor if you have any problems with your heart, liver, or kidneys. You should also tell your doctor all the other medicines you are taking. Your doctor may monitor your blood glucose regularly while on treatment with this medicine.


Diabetes insipidus


In Diabetes insipidus

Minirin 0.2mg Tablet brings about rapid action of controlling thirst and also reduces the urge to urinate often. This helps to manage these symptoms in diabetes insipidus. This improves your quality of life.
In Bed-wetting
Minirin 0.2mg Tablet contains the hormone vasopressin, which acts on the kidneys and reduces the frequency and amount of urine produced by the kidneys. This helps to treat bedwetting in children. Bedwetting can be uncomfortable as well as embarrassing for the children and also their parents. Taking Minirin 0.2mg Tablet does not cure the condition but prevents bedwetting effectively till the child is on treatment with it.


Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them
Common side effects of Minirin

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Stomach pain


Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Minirin 0.2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.


Minirin 0.2mg Tablet is a synthetic form of vasopressin (natural hormone that balances water). It works by causing reabsorption of water from the kidneys which controls excessive thirst and urination in diabetes insipidus. It also helps decrease night-time urine production and bedwetting in children. In addition to these, it reduces bleeding episodes by promoting the release of blood clotting factors.


If you miss a dose of Minirin 0.2mg Tablet, skip it and continue with your normal schedule. Do not double the dose.


Q. What precautions do I need to take while on Minirin 0.2mg Tablet?

Follow all the instructions given by your doctor strictly. Restrict water intake after taking Minirin 0.2mg Tablet as drinking too much water can lead to fluid overload, which is a serious side effect. Try not to swallow water while swimming.

Q. How long do I need to give Minirin 0.2mg Tablet to my child for bedwetting?

Minirin 0.2mg Tablet is usually prescribed for 3 months for bedwetting. After 3 months, your doctor will stop the medicine for a week to assess whether your child still needs Minirin 0.2mg Tablet or not.

Q. Does Minirin 0.2mg Tablet cure bed wetting?

No, Minirin 0.2mg Tablet does not cure bedwetting, but it helps control bedwetting. It works by replacing a hormone (vasopressin) that is normally produced in the body to help balance the amount of water and salt.

Q. Does Minirin 0.2mg Tablet make you gain weight?

No, Minirin 0.2mg Tablet itself does not cause weight gain. Minirin 0.2mg Tablet may cause fluid overload which may in turn cause weight gain. Fluid overload is a serious side effect and you should immediately contact your doctor if you experience headache, nausea, vomiting, restlessness, tiredness, loss of appetite, sleepiness, confusion and muscle cramps.

Q. Is Minirin 0.2mg Tablet a diuretic?

No, Minirin 0.2mg Tablet is not a diuretic. It is a hormone which helps lower urine output in patients with diabetes insipidus and helps control bedwetting in children. It works by reducing the amount of urine produced by the kidneys, thereby reducing the frequency of urination.

Q. How should Minirin 0.2mg Tablet be taken?

Minirin 0.2mg Tablet should be taken with small quantity of water, juice or milk. If the child cannot swallow the whole tablet, crush or cut the tablet before giving it to the child. The sublingual tablets or ‘melts’ should be placed below the tongue and then melted tablet should be swallowed.


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