Risk Factor: BM
Class: Hormones/ Pituitary agents
Fetal Risk Summary
Desmopressin is a synthetic polypeptide structurally related to vasopressin. See Vasopressin. Reproduction studies with desmopressin in rats and rabbits at doses up to approximately 0.1 times and 38 times, respectively, the maximum systemic human exposure based on body surface area, did not reveal fetal harm (1).
Breast Feeding Summary
- Product information. DDAVP. Rhone-Poulenc Rorer Pharmaceuticals, 2000.